Initial Film Preservation: Kodak Engineers

“BISHOP June 6, 1926” (16mm) 

F.M. Bishop worked in the Development Department of Eastman Kodak during the early 20th century. He educated the “Air Scout” soldiers during WWI with the United States Signal Corps as a camera lens expert.

Mr. Bishop scratched his name and date into the emulsion of the film: June 6, 1926. The identity of who is in the film and where this film was made is unknown.

Mr. Bishop worked on a camera similar to the one used by Albert R. Stone to capture the 1919 Aerials of Rochester.

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