Robert Breck Chapman Photographs Edit


R0102 RBC


  • 1967 – 1996 (Creation)


  • 34 Linear Feet (Whole)


  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of photographic materials produced by Chapman for Baltimore's Model Cities Program and Urban Services Agency. The collection documents anti-poverty, cultural arts, and youth education programs in Baltimore from the late 1960s through the mid-1990s, including the AFRAM Expo, the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, and Project Survival.

  • Historical Note

    Robert Breck Chapman was a staff photographer employed by the City of Baltimore between 1971 and 2002. In addition to working for the Model Cities Agency, the Urban Services Agency, and the Department of Housing, Chapman was also the unofficial photographer for Mayor Kurt Schmoke.

  • Custodial History

    Series 1-4 were deposited at the University of Baltimore by Robert Breck Chapman circa 2000 and donated May 21, 2013. Series 5-6 were added and donated by Chapman May 21, 2013.

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