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1. A Groundbreaking for Walt: KC Group Rebuilding Disney's Laugh-O-Gram Studio A Groundbreaking for Walt: KC Group Rebuilding Disney's Laugh-O-Gram Studio April/10/2001 Photo and article about the groundbreaking of the restoration project by "the nonprofit Thank You, Walt Disney" group "at 31st and Forest [Avenues] at the building that nearly 80 years ago held the offices...

2. A Mouse at the Muehlebach, Thank You Walt Disney A Mouse at the Muehlebach, Thank You Walt Disney February 2002 A fund raising gala by Thank You Walt Disney held January 26 at the Hotel Muehlebach featured Virginia Davis who starred in an early Disney motion picture. Nearly 100 people attended the event that celebrated...

3. Art & About: Disney at Home Art & About: Disney at Home July/August 1995 Biographical article about Walt Disney and his original art for animated cartoons being exhibited at local galleries, with photo and illustrations.

4. Biography of Friz Freleng (1905-1995), Cartoonist and Film Animator Biography of Friz Freleng (1905-1995), Cartoonist and Film Animator 1999

5. Biography of Walt Disney (1901-1966), Film Producer Biography of Walt Disney (1901-1966), Film Producer 1999

6. Conjuring Walt Disney's Magic: Work Is Under Way on Museum in KC Conjuring Walt Disney's Magic: Work Is Under Way on Museum in KC January 26, 2004 Article discusses the construction of an interactive museum honoring Disney's legacy in Kansas City located at 31st Street and Forest Avenue in a brick building where Disney worked at Laugh-O-Gram Films....

7. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Walt Disney (1901-1966) written by Thomas D. Cooke. Includes citations.

8. Disney's First Star Dies Disney's First Star Dies August 18, 2009 Virginia Davis, the star in Walt Disney's first films, died August 15, 2009, in Los Angeles, California. Davis first appeared in "Alice's Wonderland" which was filmed in Kansas City when she was four years...

9. Disney's World Disney's World //1985 References and descriptions of Walt Disney and his early life and cartoon and animation career in Kansas City, including his animator Ubbe Iwerks, or Ub Iwerks, later voice of Donald Duck by Kansas Citian...

10. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City 2002 Map depicting Kansas City locations important in the history of Walt Disney's life. Includes an outline of the Disney family paper route, the location of the Kansas City Film Ad company, and Laugh-O-Gram...

11. Group Hopes to Revive Old Disney Studio Group Hopes to Revive Old Disney Studio May 28, 2012 Article reports on fundraising efforts by a group called Thank You Walt Disney, Inc., for the restoration of the old Laugh-O-Gram animation studio at 31st Street and Forest Avenue. The group hopes to reopen...

12. Henry R. Rule Autograph Collection Finding Aid Henry R. Rule Autograph Collection Finding Aid 1792-1939 [bulk ca1865-1920] This collection contains various items which include the autographs of famous people like political figures, including many presidents, literary greats, Civil War personalities, etc. Includes a letter...

13. Hollywood Animation's Beginnings in Kansas City Hollywood Animation's Beginnings in Kansas City Spring//2001 Article gives a general history of Walt Disney with emphasis on his years in Kansas City and the things that may have influenced him with his later animation accomplishments.

14. Hollywood Animation's Beginnings in Kansas City Hollywood Animation's Beginnings in Kansas City Spring//2001 Photos and article about the "pioneers of the entire Hollywood animation industry" getting their start with Walt Disney (1901-1966) in Kansas City. Various details of the life of Disney and his assistants...

15. It's a Small World after All: Walt Disney's Missouri Roots It's a Small World after All: Walt Disney's Missouri Roots Spring//1997 Photos and biographical article about famous animator and cartoonist Walt Disney, about his roots in Missouri, particularly in Kansas City and Marceline, Missouri, despite being born in Chicago.

16. Iwerks: a Film and Animation Legacy Is a Big Part of Disney's Origin Iwerks: a Film and Animation Legacy Is a Big Part of Disney's Origin August 2000 Discusses the work of Ub Iwerks and his contributions to the success of Walt Disney.

17. Joyce Hall Joyce Hall 2002 Item describes the relationship between Joyce Hall, founder of Hallmark Cards, and Walt Disney. In his memoir, Hall credits Disney with influencing his ideas for the design of Crown Center.

18. Kansas City Mouse Best Known Creature in World: Walt Disney Used as Model Little Rodent in His Thirty-first Kansas City Mouse Best Known Creature in World: Walt Disney Used as Model Little Rodent in His Thirty-first Street Studio September 8, 1935 Article with photos and description of the early animation career and upbringing of Walt Disney in Kansas City with his first studio at 3028 Bellefontaine Avenue. Numerous details about his various artistic...

19. Kansas City's Classic Theatres--The Isis Kansas City's Classic Theatres--The Isis August-September//1996 Photo and article about the Isis Theater, built around 1919 as "the regional exhibition arm of Fox Studios" at 31st and Troost Avenues. Damaged by a 1920s fire and used as a movie theater until closed...

20. Kansas City: Midwestern Movie Mecca? Kansas City: Midwestern Movie Mecca? April 2001 Photo and article about the motion picture industry in Kansas City, focusing on its potential as an independent film mecca for the Midwest. Description of its history (Calvin Communications founded here...