It’s a pretty well known fact that Disney is one of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world. Not only do they have Disney and Pixar movies, theme parks, ships, hotels and resorts and multiple television and online destinations, remember that they also own ABC and ESPN. To think that this behemoth of a company all started with a mouse is simply amazing!

After more than 80 years of stardom, Goin2Travel thought it would be fun to provide a visual history of this iconic mouse. From humble beginnings during the “roaring twenties”, surviving and even flourishing during the “great depression” right up to the digital age present, Mickey and his fellow Disney stars are favorites of children everywhere.

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Visual History of Mickey Mouse