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Object ID Number FPA 0601.8
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Meda Family, Sidney Undergarment Company
Date of image 1979
Image from circa 1979
to circa 1979
Description Color photograph depicting the interior of Sidney Undergarment Company, which was located in the basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. Sidney and Frances Meda's daughter, Barbara Halpern is pictured at the center of this photograph. Her daughter, and Frances' granddaughter Batya is on the right and Batya' s brother, who also worked in the shop is on the left. The shop closed in 1979.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Halpern, Barbara
Halpern, Batya
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Woman
Storefront
Garment Industry
Alumni & Alumnae
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.