Disneyland Monsanto Chemistry Display

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    The sketch on the left is part of an original pencil layout created in 1955 for a full-color newspaper section presenting some of the " many delights and wonders that are yours to enjoy at Disneyland."

    The column marked "Monsanto" would eventually be filled with this descriptive text:
    “COAL! Did you know that from coal it is possible to make over a quarter of a million different substances? From plastics to perfumes, from drugs to disinfectants – hundreds of the things you use everyday…and will use tomorrow…are derived – chemically – from coal. And thousands more will be found tomorrow. See what CHEMISTRY in Tomorrowland has in store for you.”

    The photo on the right is an enlarged detail of a postcard given to visitors of the Monsanto Chemitron at the Hall of Chemistry in Tomorrowland.

    letslookupandsmile, Beba Photography, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Jeff_B. ages ago | reply

      Thanks for the posting these drawings - they are fascinating to see. How I miss the future.

    2. Miehana ages ago | reply

      Man, I know. Where did the future go?

      More on my blog... miehana.blogspot.com/

    3. matthunterross 112 months ago | reply

      Another postcard of mine here.

      I agree, what the heck happened to the optimism?

    4. DanVoglesong 102 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ~GMO Free World~sans OGM~Gentechnikfrei~No Quiero Transgenicos~, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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