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Primary Sources O'Shea, Eileen Flick. "Disneyland's Grand Opening." University of Southern California. Web. 01 Mar. 2012. <http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/la/disneyland/>.

The image collection of Disneylands Grand Opening was a beneficial source in gaining more primary photos for my project. From the construction images of Sleeping Beautys castle to the opening day ceremony, the USC provided clear explanations about each image. "One Touch of Disney." New York Times (1923-Current file): 157. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008). Jan 23 1938. Web. 7 Feb. 2012.
<http://search.proquest.com/docview/102720357/1355B4F163FA088EAA/14?accountid=8714>.

This New York Times article highlighting the phenomenon known as Walt Disney, describes his revolutionary film-making skills. Emphasizing the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, I saw a unique perspective of Disneys first full-length animated film and his imagination that captured society. Tieman, Robert. The Disney Treasures. New York: Disney Editions, 2003. Print. The Disney Treasures gave me hands-on information that related to Disney's life and legacy. This was the most reliable and frequently referenced primary source, having official letters, drawings, and speeches from his growing industry. This information gave me a hands-on approach toward his revolution among modern culture. "The Screen in Review." New York Times (1923-Current file): 21. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008). Jan 14 1938. Web. 7 Feb. 2012. <http://search.proquest.com/hnpnewyorktimes/docview/102734233/1355B4AC6FF5ADE2 8F5/4?accountid=8714>. The Screen in Review article appraises Disneys new fantasy, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Through a summary of the plot, characters and songs, the document also references Disneys humor and creativity present throughout the entire film. This source was a different approach toward my research, giving me a distinct outlook on Snow Whites reaction amidst critics.

"The Walt Disney Family Museum." The Walt Disney Company. Web. 14 Feb. 2012. <http://disney.go.com/disneyatoz/familymuseum/>. The Walt Disney Family Museum website was one of the best primary sources for acquiring a collection of Disney photos. Captions exactly noted what each photo portrayed as well as some having its own recording, further expanding a specific idea. The website was also used as a secondary source, giving me important information toward Disneys life.

Secondary Sources 1939. Photograph. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Oscars.org. Web. 03 Mar. 2012. <http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/legacy/ceremony/11th-winners.html>. This photograph taken at the 1939 Academy Awards, depicts Walt Disney receiving one statuette and seven others. The miniature awards represent the dwarfs from his first fulllength animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The image was used in my project as a representation of his success. 1955. Photograph. IMDb.com. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Web. 03 Mar. 2012. <http://www.imdb.com/media/rm3962613760/tt0047757>. The Mickey Mouse Club photograph highlighted within the IMDb source corresponds to the television show put on by Disney. In the image, the Mouseketeers can be seen singing, a unique aspect of the shows song-and-dance feature. The stars are also modeling the Mickey Mouse ears, a fashion icon at the time. "All Photos of Walt Disney." IMDb.com. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Web. 08 Mar. 2012. <http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000370/mediaindex>. The Internet Movie Database article focused on Walt Disney, provided my research with a collection of images, showing his progress as a film producer as well as including other portraits. The images of Disney with Virginia Davis and the other of his plans for Disneyland, both originate to The Walt Disney Company. These photographs were utilized in a visual representation of the text throughout my website. "American National Biography Online: Disney, Walt." American National Biography Online. Web. 26 Jan. 2012. <http://www.anb.org/articles/18/18-00309.html>. The American National Biology Online website was a biography summarizing Disney and his revolution among society and motion-pictures. This source provided key names and dates relating to his work, allowing me to further expand my research. Assessing specific films and cartoons, the research I gained showed me the development it takes in order to become a film producer.

Crowther, Bosley. "Walt Disney (American Film Producer)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 26 Jan. 2012. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/165713/Walt-Disney>. In a clear and concise format, the various phases of Disneys life were discussed, providing my research with new information about his accomplishments. By highlighting his first animated cartoons and feature-length films, the overview of his work went more in-depth by evaluating his major successes and passion for cartooning. "Disney Fans." Disney Insider. The Walt Disney Company. Web. 14 Jan. 2012. <http://disney.go.com/disneyinsider/history>. The Disney Insider archives include the history of Walt Disney and his impact throughout the world. A biography of his life and career are told through several videos, each with their own theme. This was my most frequently-visited sources, giving me an extensive view of Disney and capturing the essence that he generated among society. Schroeder, Russell K. Walt Disney: His Life in Pictures. New York: Disney, 1996. Print. Schroeder's source showed me the importance to not only learn from text, but also from pictures. The biography was told through merely photographs and drawings, being a representation and visual guide to Disney's achievements. Simon, Charnan. Walt Disney: Creator of Magical Worlds. New York: Children's, 1999. Print. Walt Disney: Creator of Magical Worlds was one of the first sources I used to gain an overview of Disney's life. Colorful pictures as well as in-depth details gave me a different perspective of his work and imagination. Smith, Dave, and Steven Clark. Disney: The First 100 Years. New York: Hyperion, 1999. Print. This in-depth source gave me additional insight to my topic. From the beginning of Disney's life to the modern films of the 2000's, pictures and specific dates made me gain a better understanding of his work and innovations. This text was a great source in acquiring more knowledge on Disney's life and career.

"The Walt Disney Family Museum." The Walt Disney Company. Web. 14 Feb. 2012. <http://disney.go.com/disneyatoz/familymuseum/>. The Walt Disney Family Museum website gave me a visual and listening opportunity to learn more about Disney's life. Articles separated into galleries gave me background information into the particular idea it was focused on. This was one of the best secondary sources I used to obtain more information for my project as well as quotes reflecting his emotions and skills. "Walt Disney Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television. Web. 07 Feb. 2012. <http://www.biography.com/people/walt-disney-9275533>. This short, yet detailed article was one of the first online sources I used, giving me a clear idea who Disney was and what his passion for film included. In-depth details highlighting his greatest works and achievements, gave me important films and ideas that made Disney an example for other producers in the industry. "Walt Disney." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 23 Jan. 2012. <http://www.history.com/topics/walt-disney>. This article describing Disney's life was straightforward with the information, making me recognize his reaction and reform throughout the world. This was one of the first sources I used by highlighting his important cartoons and accomplishments. A clear description from his first animated shorts to the grand opening of Disneyland Theme Park, explains his revolution in modern culture.