The Invention Of The Kodak Camera

By : Blair Little

About George Eastman

George Eastman was born on July 2 , 1854 in waterville New York. He dropped out of high school at the age of 14 to add to the family income. He began as a messenger and office boy for insurance companies he eventually landed a job as a bookkeeper at the Rochester saving bank. When he was 24 he wanted to visit Santo Dimingo and he wanted to document the trip , but the photographic equipment was big, heavy and expensive. He bought all of the equipment but never took the trip instead he studied them.