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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.

 

Knight Rider

Television shows like Knight Rider, Welcome Back Kotter and The Partridge Family were popular lunch box themes in the 60s, 70s and early 80s.

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

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