Mickey Mouse's 60th Birthday At MAH

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Summary

From left, the Disney Studio's Michael Eisner, American History Director Roger Kennedy (sporting a special T-shirt celebrating Mickey Mouse's 60th birthday), Walt Disney's nephew Roy and Mickey Mouse joined in a celebration at National Museum of American History. During the festivities, six of the earliest drawings of the 1928 animated cartoon "Steamboat Willie" were donated to the Museum.

Subject

  • Kennedy, Roger G
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, January 1989

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder January 1989

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1988

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Gifts
  • Steamboat Willie (Animated film)
  • Mickey Mouse (Fictitious character)
  • Animated films
  • Eisner, Michael
  • Event

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

88-18756-12

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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