National School Picture Day

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National School Picture Day

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 9, 2021

Today is National School Picture Day. Who knew?
In honor of this, we present this Micro-Z portrait camera and case, built and used by Lifetouch Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, circa 1981-2005. 
Cameras of this type were brought to schools around the country for taking student portraits. 
Do you remember it?