A Century of Cameras

Presented by Irvington Historical Society at Bona Thompson Memorial Center, Indianapolis IN

A Century of Cameras

An exhibit of cameras from the past 100 years. These are the types of cameras that went to war, took candid home photos, were used by spies and went to the moon. Capturing images has been an engrossing pastime for many.

This exhibit includes cameras from makers such as Kodak, HIT, Rollax, Speed Graphic, and Hasselblad.  These are the cameras that took the pictures collected by the Irvington Historical Society, went to the moon, and were carried by spies.  The exhibit will support our future exhibits of photographs from the Warren Central High School’s Photographers Club (March & April) and Irvington Homes (May – September). Come learn a little about the history of photography, what a Brownie is and how to

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No admission fees to our museum.  All donations are appreciated.


  • Jun 26, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 26, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 29, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 29, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 30, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 30, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jul 3, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 3, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 6, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 6, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)

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Opening receptions and special events will be listed separately and may offer extended hours.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Bona Thompson Memorial Center

5350 University Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219

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Parking is available on the street or marked lot north of the Bona.


    • Wheelchair Access

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