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Object ID Number FPA 0601.19
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Meda Family, Sidney Undergarment Company
Date of image 1979
Image from circa 1979.0
to circa 1979.0
Description Color photograph depicting the interior of Sidney Undergarment Company, located in in the south basement storefront of 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. Owner Sidney Meda is shown on the right. The man on the left is Lower East Side dry goods retailer Abe Gottlieb, who bought product at Sidney Undergarment Company for his own customers.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Meda, Sidney
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Garment Industry
Man
Storefront
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the grand daughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store. Information about Abe Gottlieb was provided by Robyn Gottlieb in an e-mail dated 2 Oct. 2013, from rgottlieb@rcn.com.