Walt Disney's Kansas City and Colleagues

Kansas City has a remarkable history of creating the modern animation industry.

Its roots are in Kansas City, though its success was not realized until Walt Disney relocated to California and enticed many of his Kansas City colleagues to join him there.

This is a gallery of Kansas City animation pioneers.

More about Walt Disney from KCUR

The local National Public Radio station has broadcast several stories about Walt Disney and his Kansas City experience.

Here's links to some of those stories.

What It’s Like To Live In Walt Disney’s Childhood Home In Kansas City - (May 9, 2014)

Walt Disney's Role In Transforming Troost - (May 2, 2014)

Green Plans For Disney Studios - (March 29, 2012)