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Object ID Number FPA 0601.16
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 of 97 Orchard Street. Image shows Sidney Undergarmet Company's 'Going out of Businees' sale, the first sign Sidney Meda bought. According to his granddaughter, Batya Halpern, most of his signs were handmade and can been seen on the left hand side of this photograph. Sidney never took refunds or returns even when threatened by angry customers. The business occuppied the south storefront of 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Storefront
Garment
Garment Industry
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.