Roy Rogers Lunch Box

Roy Rogers Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Thermos in 1954. It has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible red, plastic handle. The front of the box shows Roy Rogers and Dales Evans with their dog Bullet. The back of the box is an action shot of Roy Rogers roping a steer on his horse Trigger, with Dale Evans riding in the background. The Roy Rogers Show ran from 1951-1957, and focused on the cowboy adventures of Roy Rogers on his Double R Bar Ranch.
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Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Rogers, Roy
Evans, Dale
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
overall: 23 cm x 18 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
School Personal Equipment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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