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Object ID Number FPA 1001.6
Object Name Slide
Collection Sidney Undergarment Co.
Date of image 1979
Image from circa 1979
to circa 1979
Description Color photograph depicting the stoop of 97 Orchard Street at the entrance to the Sidney Undergarmet Company as it appeared in 1979. The business occuppied the south storefront of 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. The business was owned and operated by the Halpern family. Frances Meda, wife of propietor Sidney Meda walks down the steps to the entrance of the shop. A sign for the store can be seen hanging from the stoop.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Meda, Frances
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Str
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Immigrant
Jewish
Woman
Garment Industry
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.