EP15: Archivist Joe Tropea

In this episode we talk with Joe Tropea, curator of films and photographs and digital projects coordinator at the Maryland Historical Society. We discuss photo archiving, and the work of Joe Kohl, who was a photojournalist in Baltimore throughout the 80’s and 90s.

Photo by Joe Kohl, 1994.

EP11: Amy Davis

 

How newspaper photography has changed in recent decades, and exploring Baltimore’s forgotten movie theaters with Amy Davis.

Amy Davis has been a staff photographer at the Baltimore Sun newspaper since 1987, photographing a wide range of subjects and stories of life in Baltimore city. Her book ,Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters, is a chronicle of Baltimore’s historic and ever- changing movie theaters over the past century.

flickeringtreasures.com 

https://www.facebook.com/flickeringtreasures

EP9: Webster Phillips,III

This week we talk with Webster Phillips, III, about continuing a family legacy photographing Black life and culture in Baltimore.

Webster Phillips,III, comes from a family of photographers whose collective work spans close to 70 years. Philips Grandfather, Henry Phillips, Sr. , and father, Irving H. Phillips, Jr., were prolific photographers in their own right, and now Phillips continues the three generation tradition of documenting life in Baltimore through photography.

 

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Correction: Phillips mentions the book I Dream A World, which is not by Deborah Willis but by Brian Lanker, and edited by Barbara Summers.