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16 Extraordinary Images Captured on the World’s First Portable Cameras

Reader's Digest Logo By Editors of Reminisce of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 16: Jack and I drove to Washington, D.C., for our honeymoon in April 1951. We happened to arrive the day Gen. Douglas MacArthur was returning home from Asia after being fired by President Truman. The place was crowded and we had nowhere to stay. You can see the throng of people behind me in this picture, which was taken with a Gnome Pixie camera. – Dorothy Hutson, East Providence, RIThese <a href='https://www.rd.com/culture/photos-of-lasting-interest/1'>beautiful photos stand the test of time</a>.

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Jack and I drove to Washington, D.C., for our honeymoon in April 1951. We happened to arrive the day Gen. Douglas MacArthur was returning home from Asia after being fired by President Truman. The place was crowded and we had nowhere to stay. You can see the throng of people behind me in this picture, which was taken with a Gnome Pixie camera. – Dorothy Hutson, East Providence, RIThese beautiful photos stand the test of time.
© Courtesy Dorothy Hutson

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