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    Before the camera was invented it was really difficult to record an image. You had to stand very still for a long time for the picture to be taken. If you moved just a little bit the picture would turn out blurry. In the year of 1881 George Eastman started making dry plates (Dry plates were round disks that were used instead of film). Then in 1883, George Eastman created a thin strip of paper covered in gelatin emulsion and silver balide, which is what we call film. Finally, he invented the first hand held camera that did not need a tripod and only took less than a second to take a picture. He called it the Kodak camera and later came up with the Kodak company. George Eastman was born on July 12, 1854 in Waterville, New York. George Eastman…

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    George Eastman experienced many hardships throughout his life. His father, George Washington Eastman, moved the family from Waterville, New York, to Rochester to start the Eastman Commercial College (George Eastman). Tragedy struck two years after they moved, Eastman’s father died and the college went bankrupt. This horrible turn of events left George to take care of his mother, Maria Kilbourn, and two sisters (About George Eastman). One of which had polio (Hofkes). At age fourteen, he dropped…

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    George Eastman had a lot of hardships throughout his life. His father, George Washington Eastman, moved the family from Waterville, New York, to Rochester to start the Eastman Commercial College (George Eastman). Tragedy struck two years after they moved, Eastman’s father died and the college went bankrupt. This horrible turn of events left George to take care of his mother, Maria Kilbourn, and two sisters (About George Eastman). One of which had polio (Hofkes). At age fourteen, he dropped out…

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    George Eastman, an American entrepreneur, was born July 12th 1854 in Waterville, New York. Two years after his father died the family moved to Rochester, New York where George dropped out of school aged 13 to work. He found a job at Rochester Savings Bank, earning the role of bookkeeper in 1877. Eastman was always careful around money, only spending it on his favourite hobby- photography. At age 24, George planned a trip to Santo Domingo, deciding to document it in pictures upon the suggestion…

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    The Museum of Modern Art was offered his pictures and did not accept them, but the George Eastman House did. The Library of Congress holds over 5,000 Hine photographs, including examples of his child labor and Red Cross photographs, his work portraits, and his WPA and TVA images. Other large institutional collections include nearly ten thousand of Hine's photographs and negatives held at the George Eastman House and almost five thousand NCLC photographs at the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery of…

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    Main Idea Essay: George Eastman (Ulises) Hook: Do you like taking selfies? Do you like cameras? Do you know the history of the camera and how it came to be what it is today? Introduction and Background info (birthplace, birthdate, any relevant childhood info, relevant relationship info, etc.): I was born in Waterville, New York. Living in a 10 acre farm, I was self educated. In 1840 my dad bought a business school. The Eastman commercial college Rochester, New York was the first boom town in…

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    George Eastman and Andrew Carnegie were captains of industry because they were leaders of their industry and philanthropists. George Eastman was a leader of the industry photography and cameras, and made taking pictures much easier. Eastman learned the wet plate method for taking pictures that had been used for many years, which required a lot of equipment. He thought that there had to be an easier way to take pictures. So Eastman studied the method the British were doing which was using a…

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    George Eastman and J.P Morgan were captains of industry because they were leaders of their industry and philanthropists. Eastman was a leader because he established the Eastman Kodak company and made a better camera. J.P Morgan was a leader of his industry because he was said to be the most skilled banker of his time. They both became well known for their hard work and dedication. Eastman created a much more affordable camera that even the average person could by. He also made the camera…

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    Introduction In the current dynamic and ever changing conditions in the business environment have forced many businesses and organizations to have new strategies in place to enable them to survive in the competitive business environment. This paper addresses the failure in leadership of Eastman Kodak Company and how these failures were resolved. Background of Eastman Kodak Company Eastman Kodak Company is a technology company based in America. Its headquarter is in Rochester in New York. It…

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    organizations must dedicate themselves to nurturing and growing their competencies to ensure they continue to be effective and profitable. Unfortunately, initial or prolonged success is not enough to maintain an organization’s continued profitability. Many organizations fail to perform the introspection and environmental analysis needed to develop and institute changes to keep the company current; ultimately, this can lead to organizational decline and even death, if not corrected (Jones, 2012,…

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