Inventions and Inventors of the Era

By: Mary Archer Boyd

Thomas Edison

Edison filed over 1,000 patents. He developed and innovated a wide range of products from the electric light bulb to the phonograph and motion picture camera.

George Eastman

George Eastman made the first hand held camera, the Kodak. A few years later he made Eastman Kodak Company. His inventions made it possible for many ordinary people to take pictures.

George Westinghouse