1932: Land founds Land-Wheelwright Laboratories in Boston and continued research and production of synthetic polarizers.
1934: Kodak purchases polarizing material for camera filters and Polaroid day glasses are introduced.
1948: Instant photography goes on sale to the public for the first time with the Polaroid Model 95, which gets its name from its $95 starting price.
1949: Land hires legendary photographer Ansel Adams who advises the company on cameras, film and packaging.
1960: The Model 900, the first automatic exposure camera goes on sale. The very sought-after Model 110B is also introduced. Polaroid expands to Japan.
1969: The 360 features the first Integrated Circuits in Polaroid cameras and the first rigid-body packfilm cameras appear – the Colorpack II and IV.
2004: First (and last) instant camera with digital LCD viewfinder - the Image 1200 - hits the market.