Kodak History Notes – Kodak in Space

Eastman Kodak was recruited during World War I to help start taking aerial photos.  That continued during WWII where airplanes would take photos to know where to drop bombs to do the most damage in Germany and the Pacific. At the end of WWII the US captured enough parts to make about 80 of the …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article – #16

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he writes about the George Eastman memorial. That is on the west side of Lake Avenue just north of Ridge Road. It is outside the fence around Eastman Business Park (formerly Kodak Park) so you …

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Four Issues of “Studio Light”

I uploaded four issues of “Studio Light” from 100 years ago. It was a magazine that Kodak published for professional photographers. It had a long run, being published from 1909 to at least 1991 with minor variations of the title. Google Books has scanned some of the early issues and I am filling in for …

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More Kodak Employee Magazines

Last night I uploaded 8 more old magazines for Eastman Kodak employees in the US. The magazine was published from 1920 to about 1944. It was originally titled The Kodak Magazine but in 1932 it was shortened to just Kodak. There are entire collections of the magazine at both the libraries at the University of …

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