Eastman Kodak Company
Also known as The Eastman Dry Plate Company (1881), Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company (1884), The Eastman Company (1889), Eastman Kodak Company of New York (1892).
Founder George Eastman, 1854-1932 (known for mass production of dry plates, first transparent photographic film)
Products Photographic equipment, including cameras, film and accessories; developing and printing services
Some Early Collaborators
Henry A. Strong (businessman, first president of Eastman Kodak)
William H. Walker (camera maker, 1885 patent with Eastman for Eastman-Walker Roll Holder for rollfilm)
Frank A. Brownell (camera designer for Kodak No. 1 and Kodak Brownie)
Gustav Milburn (camera constructor)
Henry H. Reichenbach (chemist, inventor of modern transparent rollfilm)
Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (manufacturer of lenses for Kodak)
For further information on Kodak’s history see visit https://www.kodak.com/en/company/page/history.
For information and images about early Kodak facilities see Rochester: The City Photographic (1909)
The Trade Catalogs
Click the cover image to view the trade catalog in PDF format.
Kodaks and Brownies
Kodaks and Kodak Supplies
Kodak Baby Book Kodak Home Portraiture
Picture Taking At Night
Kodak Professional Apparatus
Kodak Picture-Making Aids