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Object ID Number FPA 0601.5
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, which was located in the south basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. Owner Sidney Meda appears in this photograph, lifting a pile of hangers. The store closed in 1979.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Meda, Sidney
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Man
Alumni & Alumnae
Garment Industry
Storefront
Jewish
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.