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  • The Demise of Kodachrome

    The Demise of Kodachrome
    Photographer Kent Miller examines his final Kodachrome slides in his New York studio. Dwayne's Photo in Parsons, Kansas, the last lab to handle the landmark color film, will stop processing Kodachrome on Dec. 30, 2010.
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  • The Demise of Kodachrome

    The Demise of Kodachrome
    Introduced in 1935, Kodachrome was the first commercially-successful color movie and slide film. It peaked in popularity in the 1960's and 70's before being eclipsed by other products. Kodak stopped producing the film in 2009.
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  • The Demise of Kodachrome

    The Demise of Kodachrome
    Kodachrome, immortalized in Paul Simon's song, is known for its vibrant, life-like colors. This classic snapshot example comes from the George Eastman House Museum of Photography in Rochester, NY.
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  • The Demise of Kodachrome

    The Demise of Kodachrome
    Families viewed their vacation snapshots on slide projectors like the one above, which is stored in the Eastman House museum.
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  • The Demise of Kodachrome

    The Demise of Kodachrome
    Kodachrome also captured many of the key moments in our history. Edmund Hillary, photographed on Kodachrome on his history-making ascent of Mount Everest in 1953.
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  • The Demise of Kodachrome

    The Demise of Kodachrome
    Another image from Edmund Hillary's first ascent of Mount Everest shows the vibrant reds and blues for which Kodachrome is famous.
    George Eastman House Collections