|Title||Vincent Mottola tossing pizza dough, Seattle, 1961 |
|Caption||Vincent "Enzo" Mottola, a native of Naples, Italy, was the founder of Vince's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria and other restaurants, and helped to popularize pizza in Seattle before the advent of pizza-place chains.|
Mr. Mottola moved to Seattle in 1954. That year, he opened his first restaurant on Pacific Highway South. In 1957, he opened Vince's at Renton Avenue South and South Henderson Street in Rainier Valley. Mottola eventually came to own 14 restaurants.
Vincent Mottola died of heart failure in July 1998, at the age of 65.
In this photograph, Vincent Mottola tosses pizza dough while Pamela Mottola and Angela Balzarini look on.
|Notes||Written on sleeve: ITALIANS, Seattle|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): June 22, 1961
Caption information source: http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19980726&slug=2763159
|Subjects||Cooks--Washington (State)--Seattle; Girls--Washington (State)--Seattle; Pizza--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Balzarini, Angela; Mottola, Pamela; Mottola, Vincent |
|Places||United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.4544.2 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from film positive as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4. |