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FANTASIA’S “HEWLETT-PACKARD IN D MAJOR”

The story of Walt Disney characters helping to save companies during the Great Depression is well known. We have all heard how Ingersoll Watch Company (now Timex) and Lionel Train Company would not be around today if not for Mickey Mouse and the gang. It leads one to...

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AMERICA’S “POET LARIAT” REMEMBERS WALT DISNEY

AMERICA’S “POET LARIAT” REMEMBERS WALT DISNEY

THE TWO DUBYA'S ~ WILL AND WALTBy Paul F. AndersonWill Rogers was one of America's favorite humorists, up there with the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Mark Twain, Ogden Nash, Stan Freberg, Garrison Keillor, and many more. In the 1920s and 1930s his influence was keenly...

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JUST WHO IS GRISHAM’S DAIRY … Teaser

JUST WHO IS GRISHAM’S DAIRY … Teaser

THE MYSTERY OF "GRISHAM'S MICKEY MOUSE"Since today can be Help Wanted Day here at the Institute, I thought I'd throw this tidbit out there. I was recently going through the Institute's collection of Mickey Mouse comic strips, with the idea of posting a few here at DHI...

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FUN FOTO-The “Unbelievable” According To Walt

FUN FOTO-The “Unbelievable” According To Walt

WALT DISNEY'S DEFINITION OF UNBELIEVABLEby Paul F. AndersonWonderful Fun Foto of Walt enjoying Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. In early 1964 (most likely on a trip to the 1964 New York World's Fair), Walt had his pilot make a stop in New Mexico for the...

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WALT’S PEOPLE-Disneyland’s “Trail of Tears”

WALT’S PEOPLE-Disneyland’s “Trail of Tears”

WALT'S PEOPLE--Lucille Ryman Carroll"Tears Are Words The Heart Can't Express"-Quote by UnknownAs mentioned in yesterday's essay, I want to devote today's post to another influential individual in my Disney history career: Lucille Ryman Carroll. I did not know Lucille...

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