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Object ID Number FPA 1204.3
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Sosinsky Family Photographs
Date of image 1940s
Image from circa 1940.0
to circa 1950.0
Description Photograph of Meyer "Mike" Sosinsky, who owned a discount shirt store at 143 Orchard Street, taken after his WWII Army service. Mike's father Samuel Sosinsky opened the store in 1915, and Mike later took over and ran the store until his death. Mike's wife Natalie Sosinsky ran the business with their son, Ron, until retiring and closing the store in 2001.
Search Terms Clothing store
143 Orchard Street
People Sosinsky, Meyer
Sosinsky, Mike
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/143 Orchard Street
Provenance The original print was lent to the Museum by Ron Sosinsky, for scanning and the donation of the digital image.