HomeArt&PeopleMickey Mouse History Mickey Mouse History Ivy March 12, 2016 Art, People Tweet Pin It 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Next Disney’s Mickey Mouse gas mask was designed to eliminate children’s fear of wearing the chemical warfare preventative device. The production of the Disney gas masks began in 1942. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Next Related Posts Children & Wartime Rare Photos of Famous Cybill Shepherd Famous Creators Of The Things We Love Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone Retro Photos Of Gorgeous Betty Brosmer Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948) Latest Comments Laura Cantor May 7, 2018 Hello..My Dad was the first Minnie Mouse at Disneyland (all men in the costumes with head pieces). I think this may be him. Is there any way to get a copy of this picture? Thank you! historyloversclub May 9, 2018 Hello, Thank you for your reply. Not a problem, just right click on picture and select “Save image as”. Best regards, History Lovers Club.