Sunday, October 2, 2016

9 photos from Disney World in 1971


Disney World is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year (it opened on Oct. 1. 1971), so we thought it would be fun to take a look at what Disney World looked like when it first opened.


View of tourists in the streets at Disney World - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint.
State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 2 Oct. 2016.

View of buildings at the Magic Kingdom - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint, 2 x 2 in. State
Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, accessed 2 October 2016.

View of the castle at the Magic Kingdom - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint, 2 x 2 in. State
Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, accessed 2 October 2016.

View of tourists in the streets at Disney World - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint.
State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 2 Oct. 2016.

Aerial view of Disney World - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, accessed 2 October 2016.

Aerial view of the Magic Kingdom - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint, 4 x 5 in. State
Archives of Florida, Florida Memory., accessed 2 October 2016.

View of the castle at the Magic Kingdom - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint, 2 x 2 in. State
Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, accessed 2 October 2016.

Aerial view overlooking Disney's Contemporary Resort hotel at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida.
Not before 1971. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, accessed 2 October 2016.

Steamboat at Disney World - Orlando, Florida. 1971. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 2 Oct. 2016.

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