Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID Number FPA 0601.15
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, located in the south basement storefront of 97 Orchard Street. The image shows owner Sidney Meda waiting for a customer to decide what to buy. In the background, the hanging displays were changed four times a year and covered in plastic. The store was very cluttered with lots of things hanging everywhere. The business occuppied the south storefront of 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
Search Terms Sidney Undergarment Company
People Meda, Sidney
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Garment
Garment Industry
Man
Storefront
Jewish
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.