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The Snow White Wrap Party – part 1

On the weekend of June 4, 1938, Walt rewarded his hard-working staff with a 2-day party at the Lake Narconian resort hotel near Palm Springs.  It was a thank-you to the overworked artists (their families were invited, too), who had … Continue reading

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Disney Paperwork: mid-30s

In June 1932 (close to when this picture was taken), Art Babbitt joined the Disney staff on a temporary basis.  They wanted to try him out, see if really was all he made himself out to be.  Art started out … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Studios on Hyperion Ave

This picture of the entire Disney staff was probably taken some time in late 1933 or early 1934.  The staff is holding boxes of Post Toasties. Walt and his brother Roy had hired Herman “Kay” Kamen to merchandise the Disney … Continue reading

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