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WJLA, August 17, 2012

Retro lunch box photos: Packing your food in style

Remember when picking out a new lunch box was a big deal? Back in the day, the metal lunch box was somewhat of a personal statement about our favorite TV show or the comic book characters we pretended to be at recess. We'll get ready for a blast into your lunchroom past! Here are some of the coolest, retro lunch boxes that held all of those beloved Wonder Bread sandwiches and Twinkies.

 

Hungry for more?

Did this lunch box-flashback make you hungry for even more retro finds? If so, head to the Stars and Stripes Café in the lower level of the National Museum of American History. You won’t be disappointed.

(Photo: Smithsonian's National Museum of American History) of fullscreen mode

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