The Walt Disney Archives uses Filemaker Pro as a general database program, though other specialized software has been used for particular areas such as museum objects and photographs.
One of my favorite aspects of the Walt Disney Archives collection is the rich amount of material related to the Disney Studio’s early days, information which helps to shed light on how our very own studio’s “ghosts of Christmas past” interacted and what their “everyday life” was like.
One of the more enlightening in-house publications of olde (which were sometimes…
On many of Walt Disney’s trips to Disneyland, whether it was for work or pleasure, he always arrived in style. We combed through the Walt Disney Archives to bring you a look at a few of those visits for inspiration, so you can look as dapper as Walt.
As you’ll see, dressing up for a day at Disneyland is a tradition that dates to the opening of the park.
Becoming Walt Disney
. . . an original D23 Studios short film, traces the path of a one-of-a-kind storyteller from his youth in Marceline and his apprenticeship in Kansas City all the way to his arrival Los Angeles in 1923.
In this episode of D23 Presents Armchair Archivist, Josh and Melody take a ride on the Disneyland Monorail and meet up with Disney Legend Bob Gurr.
From the initial planning stages to the Monorail System’s ribbon cutting, Bob shares some of his favorite moments about designing (and driving!) one of Disney’s most iconic modes of transportation!