Booklet produced by the Eastman Kodak Company, in Rochester, New York, United States of America, 1967.

It outlines some of the highlights in the history of the company, such as people, events, inventions and technical innovations and products. It encourages students and the interested public to contact the company's Public Relations Department for further information, if required. The first milestone listed was in 1878, and the last one in 1967. The cover features George Eastman and Thomas Edison (at right).

Part of a collection of research material and artefacts assembled by former Kodak Australasia employee Nigel Beale while he was writing Kodak Australasia's company history in the 1980s.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.This item is related to the collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Physical Description

24 page booklet printed in black text on white paper. Cream cover, with photographs reproduced in brown on the front cover.


This item, which was issued in the USA where the company originated and still has its head office, enhances our understanding of photographic research, manufacturing and retailing in Australia by outlining the history of Kodak innovations and achievements, which have influenced Australia.

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