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Object ID Number FPA 1001.35
Object Name Slide
Collection Sidney Undergarment Co.
Date of image 1979
Image from circa 1979
to circa 1979
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
People Meda, Frances
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Str
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Garment Industry
Immigrant
Jewish
Woman
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.