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Picturing Milwaukee: Washington Park Neighborhood, 2014 By Arijit Sen
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Students (local, regional, national and international) arrived in Milwaukee in early June, spent five intensive weeks measuring homes and businesses, conducting oral histories with new and long-term... More > residents and producing documentaries based on their fieldwork. It's the first of a three-year program exploring the neighborhood of Washington Park. Consider this project as a beginning of a conversation. More precisely, a three-year long conversation exploring enduring values, themes, dreams and practices that capture the spirit of the Washington Park neighborhood. This conversation will involve local residents, businesses, organizations, community scholars, students and faculty and engage them in a collaborative dialog.< Less
Welcome to Redrock Canyon Territory: An Old West Resort, Movie Ranch, Entertainment Park, and Open-Air Living History Museum. By Don Kirk
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Collectors 2007 Reprint of 1996 Revised Edition. Contains many fine Pen & Ink illustrations by the author. Originally written as a proprietary business proposal in 1992, it is now a popular... More > manual that can be used as an aid in designing western-themed entertainment venues. It includes creative concepts, thought provoking ideas and facts to consider in developing western parks. For the western fan, this manual is chock-full of general information about life and businesses in the Old West. "Redrock Canyon Territory is a dream world for western movie buffs and fans of the American West. Here they can take a trip to the past and explore all aspects of western popular culture through museum exhibits, books, films, and entertainment of the period. The grandeur of the barren landscape and the rustic, weathered towns of Redrock Canyon Territory envelop the guest in western fact and folklore. Guests step through the silver screen and find themselves inside the world of the Western movie."< Less
Great Pennsylvania Amusement Parks Road Trip: A Photographic Road Trip Highlighting Pennsylvania's Historic Amusement Parks and Some Interesting Places By David Witoslawski & Brittany Howe
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A photographic road trip highlighting Pennsylvania's historic amusement parks and some interesting places. Included are Dorney Park, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, Knoebels, DelGrosso's, Lakemont... More > Park, Idlewild, Kennywood, Conneaut Lake Park and Waldameer. Also included are interviews with many important folks including park managers, ride designers, ride builders and others. Many interesting attractions throughout the state are covered including the Yuengling Brewery, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and many State Parks give you the perfect blueprint to make a nice weekend getaway or extended road trip. The lineages of many century or near century old rides are covered as well including manufacturers, previous ride homes and more. The joy of visiting an amusement park is what this book is all about. Generations of folks have experienced these parks, including my own, and priceless memories have been made. Ebook in full color.< Less
Imagineering The Way: The Unofficial History Of The Magic Kingdom By Adam Goodger
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Have you ever wondered how the most magical place on Earth came about? How The Walt Disney Company turned an area of swap land into one of the most visited attractions in the World? Imagineering... More > The Way: The Unofficial History Of The Magic Kingdom leads you through the early days of the Walt Disney World Resort, all the way to present day. As well as looking in detail at every ride, show or attraction that ever existed in the Magic Kingdom the book brings answers to some of the Disney myths created over the years: Does the castle really lower into the ground to be cleaned? Who is George and why does he reside in Pirates of the Caribbean? Do chocolate chip cookies really exist in Space Mountain? Which ride can you hear the line “I Love Disco!”? Is Walt really cryogenically frozen inside the Magic Kingdom? All of these answers and more can be found inside Imagineering The Way: The Unofficial History Of The Magic Kingdom.< Less
Imagineering The Way: The Unofficial History Of The Magic Kingdom By Adam Goodger
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Have you ever wondered how the most magical place on Earth came about? How The Walt Disney Company turned an area of swap land into one of the most visited attractions in the World? Imagineering... More > The Way: The Unofficial History Of The Magic Kingdom leads you through the early days of the Walt Disney World Resort, all the way to present day. As well as looking in detail at every ride, show or attraction that ever existed in the Magic Kingdom the book brings answers to some of the Disney myths created over the years: Does the castle really lower into the ground to be cleaned? Who is George and why does he reside in Pirates of the Caribbean? Do chocolate chip cookies really exist in Space Mountain? Which ride can you hear the line “I Love Disco!”? Is Walt really cryogenically frozen inside the Magic Kingdom? All of these answers and more can be found inside Imagineering The Way: The Unofficial History Of The Magic Kingdom.< Less
Windmills By Willow Park Creative Writing Club
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Created by the students of the 2011-2012 Willow Park School Creative Writing Club, the stories in Windmills have it all. Strange transformations. Belief vs. skepticism. Tragic history. Absurd dreams.... More > Awkward romantic moments. Heroes and tyrants. Good and evil. The tried and true perspectives of weary adolescence. Yet none of these themes or conflicts disappear when we get older. If only wishing made it so. Reading Windmills will turn your gears, blow your mind and energize your spirit.< Less
HIGH IN THE SKY SEUSS TROLLEY TRAIN RIDE By D Judson Hindes
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Passholder preview and a bit of history of the new ride at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando Florida June 2006. This is mainly a visual book of beautiful full page photographs with about 3... More > pages of print.< Less
Ancient Adventures in a Newly Constructed Past: The Holy Land Experience in Orlando, Florida By C. Tara Ingram
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This thesis explores notions of authenticity, pilgrimage and commodification of the past at the Holy Land Experience (HLE) in Orlando Florida. The HLE is both a biblical theme park and a living... More > history museum in Orlando, Florida. I argue, primarily, that as a living museum the HLE is essentially inauthentic in that it does not educate visitors about history, as it claims to, but instead uses it as a method for transmitting the founding organization’s—Zion’s Hope—unique prophetic ministry. This method is neither obvious nor explicit, but by exploring and considering the HLE’s various displays, especially the Scriptorium, I expose the deeper meaning which motivates Zion’s Hope.< Less
Ancient Adventures in a Newly Constructed Past: The Holy Land Experience in Orlando, Florida By C. Tara Ingram
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This thesis explores notions of authenticity, pilgrimage and commodification of the past at the Holy Land Experience (HLE) in Orlando Florida. The HLE is both a biblical theme park and a living... More > history museum in Orlando, Florida. I argue, primarily, that as a living museum the HLE is essentially inauthentic in that it does not educate visitors about history, as it claims to, but instead uses it as a method for transmitting the founding organization’s—Zion’s Hope—unique prophetic ministry. This method is neither obvious nor explicit, but by exploring and considering the HLE’s various displays, especially the Scriptorium, I expose the deeper meaning which motivates Zion’s Hope.< Less
The Progress City Primer: Stories, Secrets, and Silliness from the Many Worlds of Walt Disney By Michael Crawford
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From the Progress City Archives comes this collection of tall tales and true from the annals of the Walt Disney Company. From Walt’s on-set antics to the creations of modern-day Imagineers,... More > we’ve put together a sampling of stories from throughout Disney history. SEE how Walt Disney befriended presidents and saved the Winter Olympics! HEAR how Imagineers created the technological wonderland of Epcot Center! READ the true-life tales of never-built Disney theme parks Port Disney and Disney’s America! Join us as we explore the obscure and amusing corners of the Disney universe. From Fantasia to Horizons, there’s something here for every fan.< Less

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