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Object ID Number FPA 0601.30
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, which was located in the south basement storefront of 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. Proprietor's wife Frances Meda is pictured exiting the store wearing her fur coat on the day it closed in 1979.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Meda, Frances
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Garment Industry
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.