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Term: Rochester

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Located on Lake Ontario & Genesee River; founded in early 19th cen., expanded after opening of Erie Canal; had further expansion during Civil War; was center of abolitionist movement & home of Frederick Douglass; G Eastman founded Kodak firm here in 1888.BGN 1931

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American, 1906 - 1971