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Welcome Back, Kotter Lunch Box

Welcome Back, Kotter Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1976. The lunch box features imagery from the TV show Welcome Back, Kotter that aired from 1975-1979 on ABC. Welcome Back, Kotter was a huge hit, helping propel John Travolta on to star in movies such as Grease and Saturday Night Fever.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1976
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.955 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.57
catalog number
1988.3160.57
nonaccession number
1988.3160
subject
School Personal Equipment
Television
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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"Need to check out this podcast about this lunchbox. (Yes, this /exact/ Welcome Back Kotter lunchbox). https://gimletmedia.com/episode/case-6-kotter/"

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