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Gene Autry Lunch Box

Gene Autry Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Aladdin Industries in 1954. It features a picture of Gene Autry riding a bucking horse, and the back of the box features a tan and white design to resemble a cowhide. Autry was known as “The Singing Cowboy,” performing in radio, movies, and television from the 1930s to 1960s, becoming most famous for such songs as “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” and “Frosty the Snowman.”
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1954
depicted
Autry, Gene
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 9 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 9/16 in
ID Number
2001.3100.10
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.10
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
subject
School Personal Equipment
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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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