Zito’s Bakery, a Family Legacy

Oct 23, 2020 534

Berenice Abbott is best known for her black and white photographs of New York in transition in the 1930s. Sponsored by the Federal Art Project, a New Deal program, Abbott produced over 300 photographs of New York’s urban landscape, culminating in the book Changing New York, which was published to coincide with the 1939 New York World’s Fair.

One of the photographs in this series is an image of A. Zito & Sons, the famous Italian bakery once located in Greenwich Village.

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SOURCE: https://stories.thejewishmuseum.org/

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