The Camera's History

World Events

California gold rush

1849

Civil War

1861 - 1865

World War l

1913 - 1918

Start of Great Depression

1929

World War ll

1938 - 1945

The bombing of Pearl Harbor

1941

First man on the moon

1969

US Embassy taken hostage by Iran

1979

Iranian hostages were released

1981

Fall of Berlin Wall

1989

Camera Events

Joseph Niepoe of France used chemicals to print pictures on metal plates

1816

Louis Daguerre created a camera that allows pictures to last longer

1836

Henry Talbot found how to print photos on paper

1840

George Eastman invented fim roll

1885

Cameras decrease in size after film roll

1888

First flash camera was invented

1930

First color photo

1936

polariod invented an instant photo camera

1948

First digital camera

1970

First camera innovated into cell phone

2000