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Object ID Number FPA 0601.2
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 exterior of Sidney Undergarment Company located in the south basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street. Facing north towards Delancey Street, the photograph shows the stoop of 97 Orchard with a spray painted swastika on the Sidney Undergarment sign on the side of the stairs. The man shown closer to the stairs is owner of Sidney Undergarment Company, Sidney Meda. The second man shown is the owner of Felty Hats on the first floor of 97 Orchard Street. Signs for Klein's garment store visible in background. There is snow on the street and sidewalk in the photograph as well.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
Search Terms Feltly Hats
Klein's of Monticello
People Meda, Sidney
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Storefront
Stoop
Man
Garment Industry
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.