Brochure, "Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom, Disneyland," circa 1965

Summary

Disneyland, America's first theme park, opened in 1955 in Anaheim, California. With the consummate skill of a filmmaker and storyteller, Walt Disney (with his Imagineers) reduced popular American themes to their essence to create each land and attraction. Sleeping Beauty Castle, the icon of the park and entrance to Fantasyland, is featured on the cover of this travel brochure.

Disneyland, America's first theme park, opened in 1955 in Anaheim, California. With the consummate skill of a filmmaker and storyteller, Walt Disney (with his Imagineers) reduced popular American themes to their essence to create each land and attraction. Sleeping Beauty Castle, the icon of the park and entrance to Fantasyland, is featured on the cover of this travel brochure.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

circa 1965

Subject Date

circa 1965

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

87.13.26.16

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in  (17" unfolded)

Width: 3.5 in  (10.5" unfolded)

Inscriptions

At bottom of front cover: Your Guide to the / Happiest Place on Earth

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