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Object ID Number FPA 0601.7
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 at 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. Frances Meda, wife of owner Sidney Meda, is pictured on the right, speaking with customer and friend Bertha Wool who owned her own knitwear shop at the southwest corner of Orchard and Broome Streets where Guss' Pickles was located in 2007.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Wool, Bertha
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.