On the beach at Rockaway, N.Y., c. 1900.
New York City 1960s East…
Today in 1955, “The Happiest Place on Earth”, opened! Walt Disney’s metropolis of Disneyland is the creation of his imagination of opening a world of fantasy, nostalgia, and futurism to children and adults. For more information about the history of the amusement park or travel information about visiting the Disney parks, be sure to check out your local NYPL branch! And for some nostalgia, be sure to check out the NYPL exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter, to see your favorite Disney books!
Vogue Paris - September 1966