Fifties fun in Disneyland: Scenes from the early days

Disneyland and the magic of happiness

Main Street, USA – Carefree Corner

Can you put yourself in this picture? Your whole family at Disneyland! They call it “the happiest place on earth.” And with reason — for something wonderful happens here. Everybody feels it — some magic in the place simply whisks away all cares.

1957 Disneyland



Ever see a family so thrilled? They’re finding out all about space from the Space Man himself.

1957 Disneyland family Tomorrowland


>> Also see: Disneyland opens (1955)


Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at the entrance to Fantasyland

1957 Disneyland castle


Steamboat Mark Twain

1957 Disneyland steamboat


Disneyland’s Skyway Ride

1958 Disney Skyway ride


Dumbo ride

Every family man wants his wife and children to enjoy a wonderful today, unclouded by worry about tomorrow. A day in Disneyland is just such a wonderful today, where folks young and old can lose themselves in a world where everything is fun, everyone’s a friend, and nobody worries.

1958 Disneyland Dumbo ride


>> Also see: Vintage postcards from Disneyland: Pirates of the Caribbean


Whirling teacups ride at Disneyland

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1958 Disneyland teacup ride

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