1990 Walt Disney World Easter Parade Press Kit

Shortly after last year’s Easter holiday, we acquired a press kit promoting the 1990 Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade. By nature, most seasonal promotional materials are specific to a single season and usually not retained. While hundreds of these were sent to television stations around the country, finding a completely intact kit 30 years later is extraordinary. The kit would have been sent to ABC affiliate stations around the country to promote the parade broadcast....Read More...

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort: Bonfamille’s Cafe Menu – 1990

Bonfamille’s Cafe was the table service restaurant for Port Orleans Resort when it opened in 1990.  In 2001 the resort merged with Dixie Landings to become Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter resorts, respectively.  Bonfamille’s closed that year and never reopened.  The restaurant got its name from Madame Adelaide Bonfamille from Disney’s 1973 film “The Aristocats”.  Children’s menus from the time the resort opened drew on this inspiration with a coloring book that explained the backstory...Read More...

Walt Disney World Seminar Productions Brochure – 1985

The first decade of EPCOT Center’s life was the only time its purpose and vision were clear and understandable.  From its 1982 opening until its first major overhaul in the mid 1990’s EPCOT envisioned itself as an entertaining and informative place to learn about the world and its many cultures and possible solutions to global problems shared by humanity. The EPCOT Outreach and Teacher’s Center was one feature that emphasized this – where educators were encouraged...Read More...