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Object ID Number FPA 0601.23
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Meda Family, Sidney Undergarment Company
Date of image 1979
Image from circa 1979.0
to circa 1979.0
Description Color photograph depicting the interior of Sidney Undergarment Company, decorated for the holidays, Christmas and Hanukuh. Sidney Undergarment Company was located in the south basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street during the 1970s. According to the proprietor's granddaughter, Batya Halpern, Christmas was a busy time at the store. The store closed in 1979.
Photographer/ Artist Halpern, Batya
People Halpern, Batya
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ 97 Orchard Street
Subjects Storefront
Garment Industry
Provenance Donated by Batya Halpern, the granddaughter of Sidney Meda who owned the store. Batya occassionally worked in the store.