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RIT faculty visit Kodak Park photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0383

Scope and Contents

The RIT faculty and wives visit Kodak Park photo album contains 8 x 10 inch black-and-white photographs from the November 7, 1949 visit to Kodak Park in Rochester, New York. There are a total of 13 images in the scrapbook. The tour gave faculty behind the scenes look at synthetic organic chemistry labs and metal shops. There was also a dinner in the Kodak Park service dining room and staff members of Kodak shot movies during the dinner, which they developed in 11 minutes using, “ Hot Development Process.” Photographs are labeled and people identified.

Dates

  • 02 November 1949

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Rochester Institute of Technology faculty and their wives were invited to a formal tour and dinner at Kodak Park by the Eastman Kodak Company. The tour was announced on October 31, 1949 in the Democrat and Chronicle and over 200 faculty and their wives went to the event. The tour and dinner took place on November 2, 1949.

Extent

1 Box(es) (1 small lid box)

Language

English

Overview

A photo album documenting Rochester Institute of Technology faculty and their wives visiting Kodak Park in Rochester, New York on November 2, 1949.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one scrapbook.

Physical Location

C. S. South, Shelf 551

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Emily Kolenberg in July 2012.
Title
RIT faculty and wives visit Kodak Park photo album
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Emily Kolenberg
Date
09 July 2012
Description rules
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Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Contact:
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613