A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World, an exhibition and auction event. This auction is our largest ever, containing over 1500 items from the history of Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Highlights from this collection include a WED Imagineering file copy of the 1953 Disneyland Prospectus, an original animatronic Small World Doll, a PeopleMover ride vehicle, the original Penny Arcade sign, and singing animatronic tiki birds from the Enchanted Tiki Room, as well as additional props, documentation, manuals, cast member attire, and countless other artifacts from the history of the Disney Parks. We hope you join us for the free exhibit leading up to this historic 2-day auction event on December 7th and 8th!
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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"Four Keys to Guest Happiness" Booklet.51 - "Four Keys to Guest Happiness" Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1979) A cast member guidebook specifically dealing with the concept of guest happiness. The guide is split into four sections: Safety, Co
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Disneyland New Hire Employment Packet.52 - Disneyland New Hire Employment Packet.
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(Disneyland, 1979) A cast member new hire packet which belonged to a custodial host hired in 1979. The contents of the outer welcome envelope include:
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"Maintenance of Magic" Employee Booklet.53 - "Maintenance of Magic" Employee Booklet.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A very rare booklet titled "The Maintenance of Magic" that was created for the maintenance division at Disneyland. T...
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Safety Awareness Cast Member Booklet.54 - Safety Awareness Cast Member Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1981) A booklet on safety awareness and emergency procedures for cast members titled, "Safety Awareness is Everyone's Responsi...
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"Welcome to Disneyland" Cast Member Booklet.55 - "Welcome to Disneyland" Cast Member Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1982) A cast member guidebook titled, "Welcome to Disneyland" which was published by Disney University to educate new hires o...
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WED/MAPO Performance Appraisals Binder.56 - WED/MAPO Performance Appraisals Binder.
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(Disneyland, 1982) A very rare internal binder from Disney University that was created to be used in performance appraisals for WED/MAPO employees. Th
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Van France's Unpublished Autobiography.57 - Van France's Unpublished Autobiography.
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(Disneyland, c.1979) A copy of Van France's unpublished autobiography titled "Backstage Disneyland: A Personal History." France is cre...
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Disneyland: The Second Quarter Century Concept Manual.58 - Disneyland: The Second Quarter Century Concept Manual.
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(Disneyland, 1980) A 39-page draft written by Van France, the founder of the Disney University. Titled "A Concept of Disneyland - The Second Qu...
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Disney University Multi-Signed Goodbye Card.59 - Disney University Multi-Signed Goodbye Card.
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(Disneyland, 1974) An original goodbye card for Gary Fravel, who along with Van France, helped establish the Disney University training program. Follo
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"As the Turnstile Turns" Tour Guide Yearbook.60 - "As the Turnstile Turns" Tour Guide Yearbook.
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(Disneyland, 1973) A very rare spiral-bound publication created for Disneyland's tour guides. This 25-page yearbook contains candid photos of mo...
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"The Spirit of Disneyland" 30th Anniversary Book.61 - "The Spirit of Disneyland" 30th Anniversary Book.
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(Disneyland, 1985) A special VIP and cast member exclusive book titled, "The Spirit of Disneyland." This book contains the story of Walt D...
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"Disneyland: Inside Story" Hardcover Book.62 - "Disneyland: Inside Story" Hardcover Book.
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(Disneyland, 1987) A hardcover book titled, "Disneyland: Inside Story." This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the park and relive...
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Disneyland Landscaping Bill Evans Signed Photo.63 - Disneyland Landscaping Bill Evans Signed Photo.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A signed photo featuring horticulturist Bill Evans, who guided the landscape design of Disney's theme parks for half a cen...
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Group of (12) Disneyland Pony Farm Photos.64 - Group of (12) Disneyland Pony Farm Photos.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A collection of (12) extremely rare original black-and-white photos from the Pony Farm at Disneyland. In 1950, Disney Legend Har
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Collection of (12) Cast Member Photos.65 - Collection of (12) Cast Member Photos.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s/1960s) A wonderful collection of (12) photos featuring cast members from various Disneyland attractions. The photos come from the
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Pair of Disneyland Service Award Pins.66 - Pair of Disneyland Service Award Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A pair of Disneyland cast member service award pins. The silver pin represents one year of service, and the gold pin represents
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Set of (3) Cast Member Anniversary Pins.67 - Set of (3) Cast Member Anniversary Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A set of (3) commemorative pins awarded to a Disneyland cast member to mark their 1st, 5th, and 10th anniversaries with the park
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Disneyland 25-Year Cast Member Service Award.68 - Disneyland 25-Year Cast Member Service Award.
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(Disneyland, 1994) A 25-year cast member service award. The award features a bronze Tinker Bell attached to a wooden base with a custom engraved name
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Partners in Excellence Cast Member Award.69 - Partners in Excellence Cast Member Award.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A very rare cast member Partners in Excellence bronze statue. These exclusive awards were given to only a small percentage of ca
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Disneyland Tour Guide Pin.70 - Disneyland Tour Guide Pin.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A stylish "D" pin worn by tour guides that features imagery of Tinker Bell and Sleeping Beauty Castle. This highly s...
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Set of (18) Disneyland Wardrobe Buttons.71 - Set of (18) Disneyland Wardrobe Buttons.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A collection of (18) metal buttons created for cast member wardrobe items in the 1970s. The buttons feature the logo and name of
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Disneyland Work Shirt & Yellow Safety Vest.72 - Disneyland Work Shirt & Yellow Safety Vest.
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(Disneyland, c.2015) A cast member shirt and safety vest from Disneyland. The shirt has the Disney "D" logo on the chest and retains its o...
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Group of (4) Disneyland Security Patches.73 - Group of (4) Disneyland Security Patches.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-2000) A group of (4) embroidered Disneyland security jacket patches from various years of the park's history. One patch fea...
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Disneyland Security Tie & Patch.74 - Disneyland Security Tie & Patch.
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(Disneyland, c.2010s) A Disneyland Resort security tie and patch. Worn by cast members working in security positions, this style of patch was typicall
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Collection of Disneyland Security Guard Pins.75 - Collection of Disneyland Security Guard Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s-2000s) A set of (4) cast member pins and a key chain featuring Mickey as a security guard. The pins were created for the members
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Collection of Cast Member Fire Department Pins.76 - Collection of Cast Member Fire Department Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A set of (6) Disneyland Fire Department cast member pins with a money clip and tie bar. The items portray Mickey as a firema
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Goofy Walk-Around Character Glove Prop.77 - Goofy Walk-Around Character Glove Prop.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) An original wardrobe prop glove used by a Goofy walk-around character at Disneyland. This glove comes from the collection of a f
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Pair of Disneyland Consumer Products Folders.78 - Pair of Disneyland Consumer Products Folders.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A pair of sturdy folders from seminars for the Disneyland consumer products division. These internal seminars helped to educ
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Walt Disney Productions Disneyland Credit Card.79 - Walt Disney Productions Disneyland Credit Card.
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(Disneyland, 1972) A rare Disneyland credit card that belonged to animator Jack Cutting, who was known for his work on the Ugly Duckling and Saludos A
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Set of (3) Disneyland Employee Stationery Pads.80 - Set of (3) Disneyland Employee Stationery Pads.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A set of (3) stationery pads from Disneyland employee Rick Smith and Disney Legend Milt Albright. The pads feature the names
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Folder of Disneyland Band Music for Concerts.81 - Folder of Disneyland Band Music for Concerts.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A folder of sheet music for the Disneyland Band containing five patriotic songs. The songs included in this folder are: I am an
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Disneyland on Strike Picket Sign.82 - Disneyland on Strike Picket Sign.
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(Disneyland, 1984) A rare cast member picket sign from the historic 1984 Disneyland employee strike, the park's largest strike to date. The doub...
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Disneyland 50th Anniversary Employee Print.83 - Disneyland 50th Anniversary Employee Print.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A limited edition giclee print by artist Dave Avanzino that was created for the 50th anniversary celebration at Disneyland. Titled,
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Snow White 50th Anniversary Cast Member Poster.84 - Snow White 50th Anniversary Cast Member Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1987) A very rare poster created exclusively for Disneyland cast members in honor of the 50th anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwa
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Walk-around Costumed Character Training Manual.85 - Walk-around Costumed Character Training Manual.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A very rare employee manual created for Disneyland's costumed characters. The manual provides photos of the costumes as we...
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Walt Disney Business Card & Disneyland Stationery Art.86 - Walt Disney Business Card & Disneyland Stationery Art.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A very rare set of development artwork for Disneyland stationery, envelopes, and business cards. The hand-written and drawn busi
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Cast Newsstand Metal Sign.87 - Cast Newsstand Metal Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) An original metal sign displayed above one of Disneyland's cast newsstands. These cast member stations were used to obtain...
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Vol. 1, Issue #1 "Persistence of Vision" Magazine.88 - Vol. 1, Issue #1 "Persistence of Vision" Magazine.
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(Disneyland, 1992) A very rare "Persistence of Vision" historical journal featuring photos and articles dedicated to celebrating the creat...
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"Disneyland Line" Disneyland Band Signed Magazine.89 - "Disneyland Line" Disneyland Band Signed Magazine.
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(Disneyland, 1982) A signed issue of "Disneyland Line," a weekly cast member publication featuring great photos and information on happeni...
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Set of (5) Signed "The 'E' Ticket" Magazines.90 - Set of (5) Signed "The 'E' Ticket" Magazines.
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(Disneyland, 1989-2005) A collection of (5) signed issues of the rare "The 'E' Ticket" magazine. The magazines are signed by sever...
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Collection of (6) "Disneyland Babylon" Magazines.91 - Collection of (6) "Disneyland Babylon" Magazines.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s-2000s) A collection of (6) issues of "Disneyland Babylon," the infamous magazine full of scarcely seen articles, comi...
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Group of (4) Inside Disneyland Newsletters.92 - Group of (4) Inside Disneyland Newsletters.
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(Disneyland, 1969-70) A rare group of (4) Inside Disneyland newsletters for cast members at Disneyland. These publications contain wonderful photos an
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Set of (5) Cast Member Character Locker Pins.93 - Set of (5) Cast Member Character Locker Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A set of (5) character locker pins created exclusively for Disneyland cast members. These pins are themed after Mickey and his f
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Disneyland Hotel Oversize Entrance Flag.94 - Disneyland Hotel Oversize Entrance Flag.
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(Disneyland Hotel, c.2000s) An extremely rare oversized Disneyland Hotel flag that flew at the entrance to the hotel in the early 2000s. Made of stur
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Park-Used Disneyland Hotel Attraction Poster.95 - Park-Used Disneyland Hotel Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland Hotel, 1956) An original park-used, hand-silkscreened attraction poster for the Disneyland Hotel. Very few of the surviving silkscreened a
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Walt Disney Publicity Photo & Hotel Brochure.96 - Walt Disney Publicity Photo & Hotel Brochure.
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(Disneyland Hotel, 1964/66) A rare Walt Disney Publicity photo paired with a brochure from the Disneyland Hotel. This black-and-white photo features W
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Disneyland Hotel Souvenir Leaf Dish.97 - Disneyland Hotel Souvenir Leaf Dish.
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(Disneyland Hotel, c.1960s) A ceramic souvenir dish from the Disneyland Hotel. Designed in the shape of a leaf, the dish features great imagery of the
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Set of (4) Disneyland Hotel Plates.98 - Set of (4) Disneyland Hotel Plates.
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(Disneyland Hotel, c.1970s-80s) A set of (4) plates from the Disneyland Hotel that feature matching "D" logos. The plates measure 6" ...
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Pair of Disneyland Hotel Coffee Mugs.99 - Pair of Disneyland Hotel Coffee Mugs.
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(Disneyland Hotel, 1960s) A pair of ceramic souvenir Disneyland Hotel coffee mugs. The front of each mug reads "Disneyland Hotel" and depi...
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Monorail Cafe Souvenir Hat.100 - Monorail Cafe Souvenir Hat.
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(Disneyland Hotel, c.1980s-90s) A souvenir hat from the Monorail Cafe. This off-white hat features a Monorail Cafe patch on the front and says "...
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