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Onlookers snapping pictures of the cherry blossoms
Snapping pictures of the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., 1941

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Capturing the Memories
At just $1, most families could afford the Kodak Brownie camera. It was not only cheap but also easy to use. The company's slogan was, "You press the button, we do the rest." Customers would buy a camera already loaded with film. After taking their pictures, they sent both the camera and the film back to the Eastman factory, where the film was developed. The factory reloaded the camera, and returned it along with the printed photos. Now families could record their travels to show the folks back home where they'd been. How do you think this changed the experience of going on vacation?
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