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Object ID Number FPA 0601.17
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 at 97 Orchard Street. The business occuppied the south storefront of 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. Image shows proprietor Sidney Meda and his granddaughter Batya in the store. According to Batya, the Pucci printed dresses hanging in the background were very popular in the store and there was always shelves filled with boxes everywhere.
Search Terms Grandfather
Granddaughter
People Halpern, Batya
Meda, Sidney
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Garment Industry
Storefront
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.