Below is my extensive Bibliography for Walt Disney Goes to the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair: Great Moments, which aligns to each chapter of the book.

Chapters One through Three feature numerous books and articles that I used to conduct my research about the history of World’s Fairs, Walt Disney Productions, and WED Enterprises. These sources were also used in Chapter Four through the Epilogue in addition to a number of documentary sources retrieved from the Illinois State Archives. Feel free to click on the title of each document in Chapter Four through the Epilogue to access a PDF of the original document!

Chapter One: A Brief History of World’s Fairs
Bureau International des Expositions. https://www.bie-paris.org/site/en.

Bureau International des Expositions. “The 1928 Convention Relating to International Expositions.” https://www.bie-paris.org/site/images/stories/files/BIE_Convention_eng.pdf.

Davis, John R. “The Great Exhibition.” British Heritage 22, no. 4 (June 2001): 15-19. MasterFILE Complete.

Ernst, Dorothy J. “Daniel Wells, Jr.: Wisconsin Commissioner to the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851.” The Wisconsin Magazine of History 42, no. 4 (1959): 243-56. JSTOR. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4633439.

Fenton, Edward. “The Palace Made of Windows.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 10, no. 4 (December 1951): 113-22. JSTOR. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3257515.

Findling, John E., and Kimberly D. Pelle, eds. Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs and Expositions. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2008.

Gelernter, David. 1939: The Lost World of the Fair. New York: Free Press, 1995.

Mattie, Erik. World’s Fairs. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998.

Pope, Norris. “The Great Exhibition of 1851: A Nation on Display by Jeffrey A Auerbach.” Technology and Culture 42, no. 2 (2001): 341-43.

Rydell, Robert W., John E. Findling, and Kimberly D. Pelle. Fair America: World’s Fairs in the United States. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.

Chapter Two: A Park Everyone Can Enjoy and Chapter Three: Planning the Fair
Anderson, Paul F. “Audio-Animatronics 101.” Persistence of Vision (1995): 74-79.

Pierce, Todd J. “Before Lincoln--The First Disney Human Animatronic.” Disney History Institute. http://www.disneyhistoryinstitute.com/2015/02/before-lincoln-first-disney-human.html.

Sampson, Wade. “The Disneyland Story.” MousePlanet. https://www.mouseplanet.com/9370/The_Disneylandia_Story_Part_One.

Caro, Robert A. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York. Vintage, 1975, pp. 1082-114.

Parade. “6 Technologies that Debuted at the 1964 New York World’s Fair.” https://parade.com/248270/parade/7-technologies-thatdebuted-at-the-1964-new-york-worlds-fair.

Samuel, Lawrence R. The End of Innocence: The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press, 2007.

Time Incorporated. New York World’s Fair 1964/1965 Official Souvenir Book. New York: Time-Life Books, 1964.

Time Incorporated. Official Guide: New York World’s Fair 1964/1965. New York: Time-Life Books, 1964.

Tirella, Joseph. Tomorrow-Land: The 1964-65 World’s Fair and the Transformation of America. Lyons Press, 2014.

Chapter Four: Printing Money
Letter to Kerner (Aug. 18, 1961)
Kerner’s Response to Donnewald (Sep. 20, 1961)
Potter’s Letter (Jan. 3, 1962)
Vic deGrazia to Potter (Jan 9, 1962)
Potter’s Proposal to Kerner (Jan. 23, 1962)
Potter’s Reservation of Illinois WF Lot (Jan. 24, 1962)
Letter from Gov. Kerner to Dirksen (Feb. 26, 1962)
Illinois Reservation of World’s Fair Lot (Jan.-Mar. 1962)
Federal Appropriations for NY World’s Fair (Mar 13, 1962)
Potter Letter (Mar. 19, 1962)
World’s Fair Operating Costs (Jul. 2, 1962)
Illinois Lease Letter to deGrazia (Aug. 3, 1962)
Sent Lease Contract (Aug. 23, 1962)
Potter Suggestions (Aug. 31, 1962)
Everett Winter letter (Oct.-Nov. 1962)
Moses Telegram (Nov. 27, 1962)
Cone-Kerner Letters (Nov.-Dec. 1962)
Everett Winter Letter (Dec. 18, 1962)
NY World’s Fair Corporation State Appropriations (Jan. 10, 1963)
Memos Between IL Commission & World’s Fair Corp (Jan-Apr 1963)
Illinois Sponsorship of WED Show (Feb. 1963)
Illinois Appropriation (March 13, 1963)
State Pavilions’ Budgets and Exhibits (April, 1963)
WED Proposal to Illinois for “Great Moments” (May 29, 1963)
Suggested Verbiage, state legislation for appropriations (April 1963)
IL House Bill no. 836 (Apr. 9, 1963)
Illinois World’s Fair Appropriations Information (May, 1963)
IL House Bill 836 Amendments (June 13, 1963)
Letter to Kerner, Cone Resigns (Apr-June 1963)
News Reports on IL Fair Appropriation (May-June 1963)
Illinois Pavilion Matchbooks Proposal (July 3, 1963)
Letter from WED to Newman (July 19, 1963)
Reminder from Mike Pender to Start Construction (July 22, 1963)
Appointments of Newman & Cassin to Commission (July 26, 1963)
First Meeting of IL Commission (July 26, 1963)
World’s Fair Corp. offers Supplemental Appropriation (Aug. 1, 1963)
Letter from Algar to Newman (Aug. 16, 1963)
Newman: Announcement of Pavilion Lincoln Theme (Aug. 18, 1963)
WED Press Release: IL Pavilion’s “Great Moments” (Aug. 22, 1963)
Contract between IL, WED, & NY World’s Fair Corp (Aug. 23, 1963)
Will Burtin Design Proposal for IL Pavilion (Aug. 26, 1963)
Second Meeting of IL Commission (Aug. 28, 1963)
WED “Great Moments” Fact Sheet (Aug. 28, 1964)
"Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln” Show Outline (Aug. 28, 1963)

Chapter Five: A New Birth
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Press Release (Aug. 29, 1963)
Skidmore Proposal (Sep. 20, 1963)
McCormick Charitable Trust letter (Oct. 10, 1963)
McCormick Charitable Trust Details
Illinois Commission Progress Report (Oct. 18, 1963)
Press Release (Oct. 21, 1963)
Now He Belongs to Disney” article (Oct. 22, 1963)
Lincoln Totem Pole Request (Oct. 24, 1963)
Illinois State House Model offer (Oct. 31, 1963)
Editorial: The Illinois Commission (October 1963)
Civic Luncheon announcement article (October 1963)
Mosler Safe Correspondence (October 1963)
WGN-Chicago Partnership (October 1963)
WED “Great Moments” Letter and Profile (Nov. 1, 1963)
McCormick Trust Award (Nov. 2, 1963)
Jack Mabley article (Nov. 4, 1963)
Civic Luncheon Press Conference preparation (Nov. 13, 1963)
WED/IL “Great Moments” Contract (Nov. 15, 1963)
Third Meeting of the Illinois Commission (Nov. 18, 1963)
Gettysburg Address Centennial Civic Luncheon (Nov. 19, 1963)
Civic Luncheon articles (Nov. 19, 1963)
Civic Luncheon assorted articles (Nov. 20, 1963)
Unions at NY World’s Fair letters (Oct-Nov. 1963)
Assorted articles (Nov. 1963)
Gratitude letter to McCormick Charitable Trust (Dec. 3, 1963)
Mosler Letter (Dec. 5, 1963)
Communications with WED (Dec. 13, 1963)
Skidmore/WED/IL Agreement (Dec. 17, 1963)
Press Release (Dec. 23, 1963)
“The Illinois Story” Development and Script (January 1964)
Anna H. Huntington equestrian statue correspondence (Jan 6, 1964)
“The Illinois Story” Technical Requirements (Jan. 25, 1964)
WED/Skidmore Agreements (Jan. 25, 1964)
Skidmore/Fuller Building Updates (September 1963-January 1964)
Mosler Letter (Feb. 5, 1964)
Fourth Meeting of the Illinois Commission (Feb. 13, 1964)
Lincoln Figure Reported Inaccuracies (Feb. 18, 1964)
WED Insurance Requirement (Feb. 26, 1964)
Mosler Building Requirements (February 1964)
Rutledge Tavern Work (February 1964)
Final Matchbook Letter (Mar. 9, 1964)
Handling of Historical Items (Mar. 9, 1964)
WGN Preview Trip Plans (Mar. 9, 1964)
Correspondence between IL and NY World’s Fair Corp. (March 1964)
Publishing of WED Materials (Apr. 6, 1964)
Response to Flory, “Lack of Black Illinoisans” (Apr. 6, 1964)
Assorted News Articles (Apr. 16, 1964)
Plans for Governor’s preview trip, World’s Fair (Oct 1963-Apr 1964)
Illinois Preview Trip (Apr. 20, 1964)

Chapter Six: Great Moments
Algar suggestions on fine-tuning “Great Moments” (May 24, 1964)
Donnelley Slide Mistake (June 1, 1964)
Allied Cleanup Problem (June 22, 1964)
Fifth Meeting of the Illinois Commission (June 24, 1964)
Press Release (June 24, 1964)
Press Release (June 25, 1964)
Peoria Day Bands (June 1964)
Press Release (July 16, 1964)
DATELINE: Chicago Correspondence (July 16, 1964)
World’s Fair Maintenance Letter (July 23, 1964)
Gettysburg Address Portfolio Communication (July 27, 1964)
Ambassador Borja Speech and Visit (July 31, 1964)
Illinois Pavilion Guest Surveys (July 1964)
Clyde Walton Phone Notes (Aug. 3, 1964)
Proposed Letter to Walt Disney (Aug. 4, 1964)
Cassin’s Letter to Walton (Aug. 10, 1964)
Gimbel’s Historymobile Partnership (August-September 1964)
New Haven Register Article (Sep. 9, 1964)
McCormick Charitable Trust Award Expenditures (Sep. 10, 1964)
Illinois Day Plans (Sep. 22, 1964)

Chapter Seven: Faithful Duty to the End
Fuller/WED Fees (June-October 1964)
“Great Moments” Disneyland & 2nd season (August-October 1964)
Illinois Pavilion Winter Checklist (November 1964)
Illinois Commission Progress Report (Nov. 17, 1964)
Second Season Legislation Report (Nov. 18, 1964)
WED Illinois Pavilion 2nd Season Negotiation (Dec. 3, 1964)
NY World’s Fair 2nd Season Extension proposal (Dec. 28, 1964)
1st Season Governor’s Report (December 1964)
Memorandum to Hotel Association of New York (Jan. 6, 1965)
Illinois Senate Appropriation for 1965 Season (Jan. 11, 1965)
1965 Season Opening Ceremonies (Jan. 22, 1965)
IL Pavilion information request for Editorials (Jan. 22, 1965)
Illinois Commission Discussion on Pavilion Demolition (Jan. 26, 1965)
Clyde Lee IL General Assembly Appropriation Speech (Feb. 23, 1965)
NY World’s Fair Newspaper Carrier Contest (Feb. 24, 1965)
WED>Retlaw Announcement (February-March 1965)
Sixth Meeting of the Illinois Commission (Mar. 9, 1965)
Mr. Lincoln Rose information (Mar. 9, 1965)
Virginia Marmaduke 1965 Contract (Apr. 21, 1965)
IL Pavilion Demolition letters (March-April 1965)
1965 Season Attendance Press Release (May 19, 1965)
Illinois Day 1965 Information (May 25, 1965)
Illinois Bands for State Day Press Release (June 12, 1965)
Disneyland Travel Information Booth Contract (June 23, 1965)
Commission Disneyland Trip letter (June 24, 1965)
Disneyland Travel Information Booth Updates (June 25, 1965)
Imagineering Requests (June 28, 1965)
Disneyland Travel Booth Details (May-June 1965)
World’s Fair Parties Memo (June 1965)
Illinois Commission Budget Update (July 16, 1965)
Illinois Post-Fair Report Press Release (July 23, 1965)
Proposal for Traveling Exhibit (July 25, 1965)
Post-Fair Disposition of Items (July 25, 1965)
Clyde Lee Disneyland trip (July 26, 1965)
End of Fair Radiation Control (July 1965)
IL Attorney General Rejection of Disneyland Contract (Aug. 18, 1965)
Adlai Stevenson Day at the IL Pavilion (Aug. 28, 1965)
Dedication Trip of Disneyland’s Illinois Tourism Booth (March-August 1965)
Demolition of the IL Pavilion Communications with WF Corp (July-August 1965)
Miss Lake County Fair (August 1965)
Moses Loan article (Sep. 3, 1965)
Illinois Pavilion Courtyard Music (Sep. 5, 1965)
Job Corps Post-Fair Pavilion Request (Oct. 5, 1965)
WGN End of Fair Memo (Oct. 15, 1965)


Epilogue
Post-Fair Contacts (Oct. 25, 1965)
Illinois’ Payment for Disneyland Tourist Information Booth (Oct. 25, 1965)
Return of Disneyland Contract by Attorney General (August-October 1965)
Transfer of Illinois Pavilion to World’s Fair Corporation (Nov. 13, 1965)
Return of Lincoln Totem Pole (Nov. 19, 1965)
Rutledge Tavern Sale Negotiations (November 1965)
Post-Fair Engineering Report (November 1965)
Seventh (and Final) Meeting of the Illinois Commission (Dec. 8, 1965)
Pack Up of Historical Materials at Illinois Pavilion (Dec. 10, 1965)
Post-Fair Mosler Safe Communications (Feb. 14, 1966)
Illinois Pavilion Demolition Resolves (May-June 1966)
Final Government Report on the Illinois Pavilion (June 1966)


Pavilion-Specific Documents
Illinois Pavilion Employee Application
Illinois Pavilion Staff Handbook
Illinois Host Spiel
Illinois Pavilion Blueprints
Rutledge Tavern Images
Pavilion Images 1
Pavilion Images 2