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Eastman Kodak manufactured the Brownie Target Six-20 from 1941 to 1952.



Eastman Kodak popularized photography with the Brownie camera, first introduced in 1900 selling for $1. The Brownie Target was introduced in 1941 and produced for 10 years.

One of George Eastman’s goals was to make photography “as convenient as the pencil.” The Eastman Kodak Company produced inexpensive, easy-to-use cameras, such as the Brownie Target Six-20, ensuring consumers could enjoy photography as a hobby. (Photo: Shutterstock/urbanbuzz)

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