Edwin H. Land established the company back in 1937. It offered photographers instant gratification: Take a picture, wait a few minutes and you could see your picture. Now digital has replaced the days of watching the print develop in front of your eyes. Follow the ups and downs of this trend-setting company on Wikipedia.
I guess my husband and I will retire all our Polaroid cameras. My first one was called the “Swinger” because it had a strap to hang from your wrist. It was a lot of fun to use.
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