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Object ID Number FPA 0601.3
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 photoraph 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 proprietor Sidney Meda, is pictured on the phone. According to her granddaughter, Batya Halpern, her office was located by the window next to where the radiator was located in the early 2000s. The store closed in 1979.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
Search Terms Sidney Undergarment Company
People Meda, Frances
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Garment Industry
Storefront
Woman
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.