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Object ID Number FPA 1401.1
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection H. Eckstein and Sons Photographs
Description Photograph of the interior of H. Eckstein and Sons, a discount clothing retailer, which was located at 74 Orchard Street and later at 66-68 Orchard Street from the mid-1920s to 1998. Eckstein's was founded by Harris Eckstein and his sons Teddy, Charlie, and Meyer, and later run by his grandsons, David, Herbert, and Eugene. Proprieter David Eckstein is pictured at left, serving a cheesecake that was brought in by his daughter, Irene Wu, which had been made by a friend of hers.
Search Terms Eckstein's
H. Eckstein and Sons
People Eckstein, David
Subjects Food
Provenance Donated by Amy Zimmer, granddaughter of David Eckstein, the last owner of Eckstein's.