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Emergency! Lunch Box

Emergency! Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This domed steel lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1973. The lunch box features images from the television series, Emergency! of fire and rescue teams in action on all exterior surfaces. Emergency! ran from 1972-1978 on NBC, and chronicled the adventures of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. This lunch box shows the stars of the show in action alongside their trusty Engine 51.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1973
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 12 cm x 20 cm; 9 1/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
2003.3070.21.01
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.21.01
Credit Line
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
subject
School Personal Equipment
Television
Television
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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