Borscht Beach: Andy Sweet’s Iconic South Beach Photography

Selections from the New Collection, Shtetl in the Sun

The following are selections from Shtetl in the Sun, a new collection of Andy Sweet’s documentation of the vanishing elderly Jewish communities of South Beach, including previously unseen work.

All photos by Andy Sweet (South Beach, c. 1979), courtesy Letter16 Press. Click to enlarge.

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Excerpted from Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980, edited by Brett Sokol. Used with permission of Letter16 Press.






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