Little Ambassadors: The Kodakids of World War II

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Date(s) - 01/18/2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Fairport Public Library


Presented by Brighton Town Historian Mary Jo Lanphear.Co-sponsored by the Perinton Historical Society and Fairport Public Library. Imagine leaving home as a child and spending the next five years with strangers in another country. Over thirteen hundred children between the ages of five and fifteen did just that during World War II and 156 of them stayed in the Rochester area. Dubbed the “Kodakids,” they were the children of employees at Kodak’s Harrow, England plant. Registration is required.

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