Read a mini-history of Kodak here: http://mashable.com/2012/01/05/history-kodak/#view_as_one_page-gallery_box3687
In 1900 the Kodak "BROWNIE" was introduced. This cardboard camera sold for $1, with film at 15 cents a roll. - The BROWNIE is credited with the democratization of photography -- bringing the medium into the financial reach of everyone. - Kodak continued to produce BROWNIES until the late 1960s, selling millions of models across the globe.