Disneyland The First 65 Years

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present "Disneyland The First 65 Years," an auction of over 1000 artifacts of Disney Parks history! This large exhibit and two-day auction tells the history of Disneyland and Walt Disney World through rare props, signage, costumes, vintage souvenirs, attraction posters, and much more. Highlights of this auction include original Walt Disney autographs, rare 16mm films of some of Disneyland's earliest Lessees, park-used attraction vehicles, an original mock-up for the Pirates of the Caribbean guidebook, Disney Legend Milt Albright's original 1955 cast member no. 10 metal ID badge, huge park used signage, and a plethora of other one-of-a-kind items.
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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Collection of (19) Imagineering Reference Photos.51 - Collection of (19) Imagineering Reference Photos.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) An incredible collection of (19) Imagineering reference photos from the Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Carouse
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Walt Disney Hand-Written US Navy Project Rejection.52 - Walt Disney Hand-Written US Navy Project Rejection.
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(WED, 1965) Two very rare sheets of original Inter-Office Communication from WED Enterprises relating to a proposed U.S. Navy project. As described in
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Edmund Hillary Matterhorn Climber Release Form.53 - Edmund Hillary Matterhorn Climber Release Form.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A set of (3) matching release forms created for Sir Edmund P. Hillary for his planned climb of Disneyland's Matterhorn Mounta...
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Roy O. Disney Press Statement on Walt's Death.54 - Roy O. Disney Press Statement on Walt's Death.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A press statement from Roy O. Disney regarding the death of his brother Walt Disney. The rare document comes from the collection of
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The Independence Lake Progress Newsletter.55 - The Independence Lake Progress Newsletter.
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(Disney, 1975) A rare newsletter titled "The Independence Lake Progress" which provides updates on the development of Disney's propose...
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Disneyland/Vista Records Title Cel.56 - Disneyland/Vista Records Title Cel.
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(Disneyland, 1980s) A one-of-a-kind title cel and hand-painted background created for the Disneyland/Vista record label. The cel set-up was likely use
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WED-MAPO Communications Charts.57 - WED-MAPO Communications Charts.
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(WED, 1981) A collection of (10) WED-MAPO communications charts containing a heirarchy breakdown for each department. The charts act as position hiera
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"Imagineering: The Disney Creative Process" Pamphlet.58 - "Imagineering: The Disney Creative Process" Pamphlet.
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(Disneyland, 1981) A rare pamphlet titled "Imagineering: The Disney Creative Process." The 2-page pamphlet features pictures and details a...
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WED Imagineering Family Open House Sign.59 - WED Imagineering Family Open House Sign.
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(Disneyland, 1985) A silkscreened sign for WED Imagineering's family open house event in 1985. The event aligned with Disneyland's 30th anni...
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WED Imagineering Name Change Announcement.60 - WED Imagineering Name Change Announcement.
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(Disneyland, 1986) A colorful fold-out document announcing the name change from WED Imagineering to Walt Disney Imagineering. The announcement feature
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Ralph Kent's WED Imagineering Budget Summary.61 - Ralph Kent's WED Imagineering Budget Summary.
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(Walt Disney World, 1983) A budget summary for WED's Florida division, headed by Disney Legend Ralph Kent. This was Kent's personal binder a...
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WED Enterprises Design Standards Evaluation Guide.62 - WED Enterprises Design Standards Evaluation Guide.
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(WED, c.1980s) A guide for WED Enterprises regarding the Design Standards Evaluation Program. The program was created in collaboration with representa
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Walt Disney Productions Corporate Real Estate Report.63 - Walt Disney Productions Corporate Real Estate Report.
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(Disney, 1983) A Walt Disney Productions Corporate Real Estate Report for 1983. The report breaks down Disney's real estate purchases and descri...
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Collection of (17) Imagineering Memos.64 - Collection of (17) Imagineering Memos.
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(Disneyland, 1992-94) A collection of (17) memos created for members of Walt Disney Imagineering. The subjects of the memos range from the death of Fr
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Rides & Attractions Report.65 - Rides & Attractions Report.
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(Disneyland, 1991) A rides and attractions report created by Disneyland's Financial Planning and Analysis division. The report includes informat...
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Imagineering Planet Mickey Ticket.66 - Imagineering Planet Mickey Ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1993) A ticket to Walt Disney Imagineering's Planet Mickey Open House event held on May 15, 1993. The ticket features Mickey Mouse ...
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Large Disneyland Aerial Photo.67 - Large Disneyland Aerial Photo.
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(Disneyland, c.1993) A large aerial photo of Disneyland that was taken just prior to the Grand Opening of Mickey's Toontown. This wonderfully de...
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Walt Disney Imagineering Show Awareness Guide.68 - Walt Disney Imagineering Show Awareness Guide.
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(Walt Disney World, c.2000) A spiral-bound guide about Show Awareness created by Walt Disney Imagineering. The book opens vertically, and each upper p
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WED Imagineering Cereal Bowl.69 - WED Imagineering Cereal Bowl.
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(WED, c.2000s) A very rare cereal bowl given to employees of WED Imagineering during the early 2000s. It reads "WED Cereal Bar" inside and...
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Walt Disney Imagineering Denim Jacket.70 - Walt Disney Imagineering Denim Jacket.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A rare denim jacket created for members of Walt Disney Imagineering. The chest and back both read "Walt Disney Imagineeri...
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Walt Disney Imagineering Honorary Imagineer Badge.71 - Walt Disney Imagineering Honorary Imagineer Badge.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A badge from the Walt Disney Imagineering campus that reads "Honorary Imagineer." This style of badge was used for g...
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Walt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Parking Sign.72 - Walt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Parking Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2000) A Walt Disney Imagineering company vehicle parking sign. The sign features Sorcerer Mickey and contains a thin metal core for dur
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"Disneyland and You" New Hire Booklet.73 - "Disneyland and You" New Hire Booklet.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) An early Disneyland booklet created for new hires that covers expectations and rules for cast members. The booklet was printed w
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Set of (11) Walk Around Character Publicity Photos.74 - Set of (11) Walk Around Character Publicity Photos.
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(Disneyland, c.1961) A collection of (11) publicity photos showcasing Disneyland's walk around costumed characters. Five of the images feature t...
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"Tips To Talkers" Cast Member Training Guide.75 - "Tips To Talkers" Cast Member Training Guide.
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(Disneyland, 1961) A cast member speech training guide titled "Tips To Talkers", used to teach proper clear and expressive speech. The 12-...
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"You're on Stage at Disneyland!" Cast Member Guide.76 - "You're on Stage at Disneyland!" Cast Member Guide.
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(Disneyland, 1962) A cast member guide providing information on appropriate behavior and guest interaction while at Disneyland. The 25-page spiral bou
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"The Disneyland Story" Cast Member Booklet.77 - "The Disneyland Story" Cast Member Booklet.
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(Disneyland, c.1963) A 28-page booklet providing an overview of Disneyland's operations and performance during its first nine years. The booklet...
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Pair of "Disneyland & You" Cast Member Books.78 - Pair of "Disneyland & You" Cast Member Books.
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(Disneyland, 1979-86) A pair of "Disneyland and You" cast member books. The books cover company policies and expectations for Disneyland e...
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1965 Disneyland Telephone Directory.79 - 1965 Disneyland Telephone Directory.
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(Disneyland, 1965) A very rare telephone directory for Walt Disney Productions, Disneyland, and WED Imagineering. The 21-page directory lists the empl
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"The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland" Booklet.80 - "The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland" Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1967) An educational booklet distributed to new hires during cast member orientation at Disneyland. Created shortly after the death of Wa
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Cast Member Locker Room Sign.81 - Cast Member Locker Room Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s-70s) An original sign from Disneyland's cast member locker rooms. The sign was used to inform others that there was current...
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Joe Fowler Signed Disneyland Letter.82 - Joe Fowler Signed Disneyland Letter.
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(Disneyland, 1967) An inter-office letter written seven months after Walt's death by Joe Fowler, the general manager of Disneyland. The letter w...
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Project Lead & Foreman Training Manual.83 - Project Lead & Foreman Training Manual.
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(Disneyland, c.1969) A fascinating manual for foremen and project leads titled "Lead/Foreman Development Project Insight," put together by...
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Cast Member Wardrobe Department Sign.84 - Cast Member Wardrobe Department Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s-70s) A sign used at Disneyland's cast member wardrobe department. The sign reads "Need a Hanger? Trade a Hanger!"...
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Set of (4) Cast Member Annual Reports.85 - Set of (4) Cast Member Annual Reports.
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(Disney, 1965-69) A set of (4) annual reports from Walt Disney Productions. The reports were given to cast members and shareholders during the years 1
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Disneyland University Performance Appraisal Guide.86 - Disneyland University Performance Appraisal Guide.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A cast member performance appraisal guide created by Disney University. The bound guide comes from the collection of Disney Lege
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Costumed Character Training Manual.87 - Costumed Character Training Manual.
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(Disneyland, 1970s) A very rare manual for Disneyland's costumed characters titled "Getting to know the Disney Characters." Created by...
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"Your Role in the Disneyland Show" New Hire Guide.88 - "Your Role in the Disneyland Show" New Hire Guide.
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(Disneyland, 1971) A new hire cast member guidebook from Disneyland. Titled "Your Role in the Disneyland Show," the book contains quotes f...
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Employee Christmas Card & Ride Coupon Book.89 - Employee Christmas Card & Ride Coupon Book.
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(Disneyland, 1971) An original Walt Disney Productions Christmas card and ride coupon book for Disneyland. These cards and enclosed coupon books were
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Employee Retirement Plan Booklet.90 - Employee Retirement Plan Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1972) A "Key Employees Deferred Compensation and Retirement Plan" booklet. Key employees received this booklet that describes...
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"Working, Our Way..." Disney Employee Guidebook.91 - "Working, Our Way..." Disney Employee Guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1974) A Disney University guidebook titled, "Working, Our Way...". The manual contains policies, practices, and procedures ex...
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Facilities Engineering & Construction Division Gift.92 - Facilities Engineering & Construction Division Gift.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A custom award given to a member of the Facilities Engineering & Construction Division of Disneyland. The award featur...
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Collection of (22) Disneyland Nametags.93 - Collection of (22) Disneyland Nametags.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-90s) A large collection of (22) Disneyland name tags which belonged to Bob Phelps of Disneyland's costuming department. The...
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Collection of (15) Cast Member Wardrobe Buttons.94 - Collection of (15) Cast Member Wardrobe Buttons.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A collection of (15) metal buttons created for cast member wardrobe attire. Included are (10) silver-toned and (5) gold-toned Di
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Walt Disney Company Quarterly Reports.95 - Walt Disney Company Quarterly Reports.
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(Disneyland, 1975-1993) A set of (17) quarterly report brochures that detail the financial earnings of Walt Disney Productions. The reports contain a
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Employee Benefit Program Packet.96 - Employee Benefit Program Packet.
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(Disneyland, 1975) A packet created for Walt Disney Studios and Parks employees for the Employee Benefit Program. The packet includes an informative l
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"The Care and Feeding of Disney Characters" Binder.97 - "The Care and Feeding of Disney Characters" Binder.
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(Walt Disney World, 1977) A manual used by the costume department at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Titled, "The Care and Feeding of Di...
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Disneyland Cast Services Directory & Wallet Fact Card.98 - Disneyland Cast Services Directory & Wallet Fact Card.
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(Disneyland, 1977) A services directory and fact card for Disneyland cast members. The directory helped facilitate communication between cast members
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When You Wish Upon a Star Self Development Book.99 - When You Wish Upon a Star Self Development Book.
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(Walt Disney World, 1978) A "When You Wish Upon a Star" booklet for Disney's internal self-development program. The program teaches th...
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Walt Disney World Mickey Mouse Tennis Racquet.100 - Walt Disney World Mickey Mouse Tennis Racquet.
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(Walt Disney World, 1978) A rare tennis racquet with a Mickey Mouse cover that belonged to Bob Phelps of Walt Disney World's costuming division....
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