1946 Franklin Yearbook

I uploaded the 1946 yearbook for Benjamin Franklin High School in Rochester. For this year, there were 393 seniors graduating. Look at how big the choirs were in this school. Same for the girl’s bowling team. There is an interesting 5 page article on “The War Years” that tells what the students did during WWII …

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Kodak History Notes – Their Biggest WWII Secret

During the early days of World War II a chemist at Kodak noticed that a family in his neighborhood just disappeared suddenly. It was a time when there were many government secrets related to the War. A few weeks later he was asked he wanted to move his family to aid in the war effort. …

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More Kodak Employee Magazines

I uploaded 5 more Kodak magazines. These are magazines that were issued to employees in the US from 1920 to at least 1943. In 1943 Kodak then started Kodakery which was in newspaper format. That was sent to employees until 2005 when they started just sending employees emails. The issues that I uploaded are: Vol. …

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Talk on Odenbach Shipbuilding Corp.

This Tuesday (Sept. 8th) there is a talk titled “History of Odenbach Shipbuilding during World War II” by Marie Poinan.  This talk will be at the Greece Public Library at 7:00pm. The Odenbach Shipbuilding Corporation built tankers, tugs, landing barges and marine cranes on Dewey Avenue near lake Ontario from 1942 until 1947.  The company …

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