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Sandwich Anyone?

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Social Studies +5 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Post-Secondary, Primary (5 to 8 years old)
The sandwich is arguably a mainstay of the American diet. This collection depicts a variety of sandwiches through drawings, photographs, sculpture, and advertisements. It is intended to be a fun exercise for students to experience by discussing the history and appeal of the sandwich using resources from the Smithsonian's collections.

Club Sandwich, from the book Delights

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Three Sandwiches

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sandwich Toaster

National Museum of American History

Hot Dog

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Johnson's Sandwich Shop [group portrait]: [acetate film photonegative]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Johnson's Sandwich Shop [interior view] [acetate film photonegative]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Out to Lunch, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Burger King

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

McDonald's Clam Shell Container

National Museum of American History

Hunt's Tomato Catsup

National Museum of American History

Dome Lunch Box

National Museum of American History

Superman Lunch Box

National Museum of American History

Giant Foods Inc. [from envelope; 2 of 2] [acetate film photonegative,] 8/4/66

Archives Center, National Museum of American History