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This Day in the Arts: September 4

1888:

George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for a camera that uses roll film.

1908:

Richard Wright, an American writer whose novels and short stories helped redefine discussions of race relations in America in the mid-20th century, is born. His most acclaimed works are the novel Native Son and the memoir Black Boy.


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