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Object ID Number FPA 0601.18
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Meda Family, Sidney Undergarment Company
Date of image 1979
Image from circa 1979
to circa 1979
Description Color photograph of the interior of Sidney Undergarment Company, business located in the south basment storefront 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s and early 1980s. Batya Halpern, granddaughter of proprietors Sidney and Frances Halpern is shown giving change to a customer. Her grandfather, Sidney, appears to the left. In the background, the sign 'Pucci Place" advertised a popular product of the store.
People Halpern, Batya
Meda, Sidney
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Woman
Storefront
Garment Industry
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.