Disneyland

77) Fall 1957 Disneyland Holiday Magazine

20-page magazine that primarily promotes Disneyland but also features other SoCal attractions.

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76) Monsanto Magazine

Beautiful copy of this Summer 1957    12-page Monsanto publication covering Disneyland's House Of The Future.

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75) Attraction Showmanship

Circa 1970s 45-page overview of key Disneyland attractions and how the showmanship from cast members plays a role.

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74) 1970s Jungle Cruise Cast Member Archive

A collection of documents related to the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland - spiels, policies, and newsletters.

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73) Tahitian Terrace Cast Member Guide

A 1963 guide for cast members regarding employe roles at the non-defunct Disneyland restaurant.

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72) Main Street Vehicles Cast Member Guide

A 17 page guide with details on the vehicles & horses of Disneyland's Main Street and reminders/tips on how cast members need to behave when operating them.

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71) Carousel of Progress Cast Member Brochure

After CoP moved from the 1964 WF to DL this brochure was created to inform Disneyland cast members about the history of GE, the corp. sponsor.

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70) 1967 Tomorrowland Press Kit

Packet of materials produced by WED about this major update to Tomorrowland which included iconic additions such as Adv. Thru Inner Space, Carousel of Progress and the Peoplemover.

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69) 1950's Disneyland Hotel Brochure

1950s Brochure promoting the facilities and amenities at the Disneyland Hotel.

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68) 1967 WED 6 Month Report 

Internal WED Enterprises /MAPO report covering 10/2/66-4/1/67 which includes Walt's death on 12/15/66.

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67) Disneyland Lessees Report

1968 report to lessees, whose logos are on the cover, about all the upcoming events at Disneyland and the marketing benefits of being a lessee.

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66) Disneyland Holiday Magazine

Summer 1957 edition of this Disney promotional publication.

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65) Disneyland Holiday Magazine

Winter 1961-62 edition of this Disney promotional publication.

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64) Monsanto House of Tomorrow Brochure

Two Monsanto brochures about the "House of Tomorrow" / "Home Of The Future" which became an exhibit at Disneyland.

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63) 1st Disneyland Park Guide

Produced in 1955 before the park opened this guide and map only has illustrations (no photographs). 

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62) It's A Small World Brochure

1964 souvenir guide for It's A Small World, presumably sold at the World's Fair.

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61) Disneyland Diary

An early 1980s WED publication for new employees chronicling the highlights of of the park each year from 1955-1981.

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60) The Walt Disney Story Plaque

An invitation for the opening of The Walt Disney Story movie with press release and commemorative plaque.

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59) AT&T Disneyland File

Large archive of documents between AT&T and Disney with an emphasis on the Circle-Vision film America The Beautiful.

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58) Summer 1977 Pamphlet

Disneyland map and guide for SUmmer 1977 sponsored by GAF film and photography.

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57) 1965 Map

Disneyland map for 1965, celebrating the park's "Tencennial".

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56) 1974 Guide

Summer 1974 DL guide sponsored by Insurance Company of North America with an entertainment calendar section covering 6-15 to 9-7 1974.

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55) Paper Records

Four paper 78 RPM records printed inside a very colorful booklet.

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54) Dutch Boy Coloring Book

1957 Disneyland coloring book sponsored by Dutch Boy.

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53) 1962 Ticket Prices Flyer

A mailed flyer containing Winter 1962 Disneyland ticket prices.

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52) Pre-opening construction documents

10 letters and documents dated March-June 1955 related to various attractions at Tomorrowland.  Some docs are on Disney letterhead and some are on the letterhead of other companies.

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51) 1959 Tomorrowland View-Master Reels

Three early Tomorrowland View-Master reels

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50) 1967 Disneyland Guide

Photo-heavy, Summer 1967 DL guide and map featuring the new Tomorrowland and the attractions that moved from the 1964 World's Fair.

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49) 1962-63 Coming Attractions

Small brochure covering upcoming DL attractions including The Haunted Mansion (which was still 7 years away) and New Orleans Square.

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48) Disneyland Hotel Pamphlet

Late 1950s / early 1960s small brochure.

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47) 1972 Submarine Voyage Rehab Photos

More than 100 up-close photographs of the Submarine Voyage without water for rehab work.  These photos were privately taken, presumably by a DL employee.

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46) Motorola Communications Proposal

1960 Proposal from Motorola to Disneyland for a coordinated radio system.

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45) Disney on TV

1955 brochure designed for teachers for two Disney shows -- The Mickey Mouse Cub and Disneyland on TV.

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44) Adv. Thru Inner Space Postcard

1967 Postcard booklet for Monsanto's Adventures Thru Inner Space.

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43) 1957 Disneyland Guide

1957 booklet with information and maps on each land.

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42) Story of Aluminum

Brochure for Kaiser's Story of Aluminum show which was at Disneyland from 1955-1960.

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41) ABC TV Disneyland Promo Photo 

Original 1959 ABC promotional photo of  concept art fo The Matterhorn for a 90-minute special entitled "Disneyland 1959" which aired 6/15/1959. 

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40) Food Showmanship

1973 Disney University guide to how food is prepared and delivered at Disneyland and the role of cast members in that process.

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39) Disneyland Dictionary

1968 WED publications to make sure employees know the proper names for all areas of the park.

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38) Maintenance Manual

1969 / 1st edition of a manual published by the University of Disneyland for cast members to understand the basics of maintenance at Disneyland.

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37) Disneyland Speech Training Guide

1962 brochure published by Disney Customer Relations to train cast members how to speak properly.

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36) Disneyland Master Service Agreement

Published copy of the 1961, two-year contract between Disneyland and the AFL-CIO.

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35) Proposal to Move Carousel of Progress to Disneyland

A printed pitch to GE to continue operating the Carousel of Progress after the World's Fair at Disneyland.  The proposal was for 5 years (1967-1972) with Disney paying for the building and then leasing to GE. 

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34) Edison Square Proposal

Proposal for a GE-sponsored attraction at Disneyland chronicling the firm's history with a look into the future.  A forerunner of the Carousel of Progress.

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33) 1966 New Attraction Press Kit

WED press packet for new attractions during the Summer of 1966 including Pirates, It's A Small World and the Primeval World.

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32) Tomorrowland Children's Books

Canadian, slipcased edition of these six space-themed paperback books inspired by Tomorrowland. 

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31) Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln Cast Member Guide

This was published for cast members who worked the opening of the Mr. Lincoln attraction at Disneyland in 1965 when it moved from the World's Fair.

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30) Early Disneyland Sticker

Late 1950s / Early 1960s still in cellophane sleeve.

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29) Viewliner Report

Circa 1959 internal report about the operation and costs of the Viewliner trains which operated for one year (8/57-9/58)

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28) 1965 Disneyland Report

January 1965 Report to Director Of Operations Dick Nunis regarding Disneyland ticket prices & ticket books for 1966. The report is full of data tables regarding each ride's capacity levels, attendance figures, revenues and expenses.

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27) Disneyland News Vol 1. No. 1

The first printing of the Disneyland newspaper sold at the park dated July 1955.

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26) Sleeping Beauty Castle Model

A rare picture of the WED Imagineering model for Sleeping Beauty Castle taken before Disneyland opened in 1955.  Beneath my photos is a screenshot of Walt standing behind the model from the 1st episode of Walt Disney's Disneyland called "The Disneyland Story".  There is a video of him with the model on YouTube here  (23 seconds in).

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25) 1967 Vacationland Magazine

Fall 1967 edition of this Disneyland publication

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24) Submarine Voyage Cast Member Guide

1966 publication for cast members about the show's story and operations.

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23) Crane Bathroom Of The Future

Pamphlet for this attraction which existed from 1956-1960

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22) Carousel of Progress / Horizons Proposal

Circa-1990 Proposal for a new Carousel of Progress at Disneyland that would also combine elements of Horizons.

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21) Primeval World Press Release

WED Imagineering press release for Primeval World after it moved to Disneyland from the World's Fair.

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20) Submarine Voyage Operaions Guide

Copy #1 of a 1976 revision to the  standard operating procedures for the Submarine Voyage. It is 43 pages long.

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19) Walt Disney Story Maintenance Manual. 

Highly technical document with almost 400 pages covering the operations of this film attraction.

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18) Disneyland Cast Member Guide

1981 packet of documents, letters and booklets for a new Disneyland cast member. 

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17) It's A Small World Press Kit

WED Imagineering press kit for It's A Small World after it moved to Disneyland from the World's Fair.

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16) Disneyland Courtesy Book

1984 guide to cast member appearance and behavior policies.

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15) The Disney Look

Early 1980s guide to appearance rules for Disney park employees.

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14) Disneyland And...

1981 Disneyland cast member rules overview booklet.

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13) Disneyland Safety

1982 booklet of safety procedures at Disneyland.

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12) Disneyland Parking

Brief summary of the parking area at Disneyland along with a memo about shoe requirements.

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11) 1955 Photo Book W/ Original Envelope

Souvenir from the first year of the park mailed from a naval vessel in San Francisco to a relative in Akron, Ohio

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10) 1957 Report to Anaheim

1957 report from Disneyland to the city of Anaheim documenting all the advantages the park has provided to the area.

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9) Carousel of Progress Scripts

Collection of three scripts from 1967 for the Progress City part of Carousel of Progress at Disneyland.

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8) Disneyland Intergalactic Space Center

1988 proposal to cover the real maintenance area of the Submarine Voyage with a Space-themed facade.

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7) Disneyland Time Study

1968 study of ride capacity and timings at Disneyland.

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6) Disneyland Opening Day Invite Letter

6/30/1955 letter inviting the unnamed recipient to the opening of Disneyland on July 17th. Comes with instructions.

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5) Four early Disneyland press releases.

These "News From Disneyland" documents, although not dated, appear to be from 1956 and are titles "Building A Dream", "Walt Disney Biography", "A Visit To Disneyland", and "Vacation At Disneyland".

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4) Disneyland Monorail History

2000s heavy stock printed cards given to new monorail trainees at DL along with a training certificate.

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3) Haunted Mansion Standard Operating Procedures

23-page standard operating procedure manual dated

5-11-1977 

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2) Haunted Mansion Inventory list

23-page list of what is presumably all individual items that comprise The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland.

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1) Vacationland Spring 1959

21 page issue covering Adventureland, Californian Missions, music at Disneyland, Rainbow Desert, and Sleeping Beauty.

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