Tag Archives: History

LIFE Magazine from Oct. 1971 – Disney World Opens

Before Walt Disney World opened in 1971 it was very much up in the air as to whether it would be a good thing for Florida. It seems strange now, but especially the residents of Kissimmee were of the opinion … Continue reading

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Happy Time Records Davy Crockett & Western Record

I can always spot a Disney tie-in a mile away, and although this Happy Time Records Davy Crockett LP isn’t an official Disney Records release, it does have one real Disney song on it. Albeit sung by session singers and … Continue reading

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Vintage Coca-Cola Work Shirt by Riverside

Headquartered in Moultrie, Georgia, the Riverside Manufacturing Company, established in 1911, has consistently provided the highest quality products available to companies all over America. It manufacturers uniforms for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Budweiser, UPS, and many others. As a dedicated Coke drinker, … Continue reading

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Places: ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ Promotional Booklet

Old promotional booklets are a wonderful way to see what a place in the world was like ‘back in the day’, as it were. Hawaii has always been an exotic location that many want to visit, me included, but likely … Continue reading

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History 101: Mickey Mouse Welcomes the SS Normandie

Mickey was just over 5 years old when he first appeared in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in 1934. One year later he would welcome the equally famous Ocean Liner the SS Normandie when it sailed into New York Harbor … Continue reading

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History 101: Songs and Stories of Uncle Remus LP Record

For such a controversial movie, Song of the South sure has managed to endear itself in the minds and hearts of many a Disney fan. From the fun animated characters to the catchy and memorable music, the many songs and … Continue reading

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Photo Spot Week: The Marietta Diner

Welcome to a full week of photographs! Photo Spot Week will feature one photograph a day from February 21st through to February 27th. The fifth in this series is an image from the past in the present: The Marietta Diner. … Continue reading

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Photo Spot Week: Still Life at Greenfield Village, MI

Welcome to a full week of photographs! Photo Spot Week will feature one photograph a day from February 21st through to February 27th. The third in this series is an image that basically is a still life rendered on film … Continue reading

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FORD TIMES Monthly Souvenir Promotional Booklet

Now we go back in time to July of 1953. The place is Detroit, MI. The mode of conveyance is not a fine FORD automobile, but a souvenir promotional booklet that was published monthly and given away to the best … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s ‘The Rule of Three’ Technique

“I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion-picture company.” – Walt Disney So just what is ‘The Rule of Three’ technique? If you revisit the old cartoons of the Walt Disney Company, you’ll find that … Continue reading

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