17 Ιουλίου 2010

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Tenement Museum Photo Database (μέσω Prison Photography)


Color photograph depicting the interior of Sidney Undergarment Company, located in the basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street. Pictured, from left to right are: Owner of Feltly Hats, located on second floor of 97 Orchard Street; a man who worked at Feltly’s; Sidney Meda, proprietor of Sidney Undergarment Company; another employee of Feltly’s; and Frances Meda, Sidney Meda’s wife. They are pictured drinking Metaxa, Greek Brandy, and Jack Daniels and have a Blimpies sandwich. According to his granddaughter, Batya Halpern, Sidney would wash out the paper cups and reuse them after such celebrations. Sidney Undergarment Company operated out of the south basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street during the 1970’s. The store closed in 1979.


Color photograph depicting the interior of Sidney Undergarment Company, located in the south basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street. Pictured from left to right, Sidney Meda, proprietor of Sidney Undergarment Company; Employee of Felty’s Hats, located on second floor of 97 Orchard; and Frances Meda, Sidney Meda’s wife. They are pictured drinking Metaxa Greek Brandy, and Jack Daniels and eating a Blimpie sandwich. According to Batya Halpern, Sidney’s grandaugher, there was always liquor in the back of the store. Note the metal walls to the right and the latice work in the back is where the bathroom is now located. The store operated out of the south basement storefront at 97 Orchard Street during the 1970’s. The store closed in 1979.

2 σχόλια:

abravanel είπε...

Εγω ξερω το συγκεκριμενο μουσειο και φωτογραφιες γιατι εχει ενα συγκεκριμενο μεγαλο αφιερωμα στην ρωμανιωτικη μεταναστευση της Keila Kedosha Janina, αλλα ειλικρινα αναρωτιεμαι εσυ που το ξετρυπωσες, μπραβο.

Manchurian είπε...

Το Prison Photography είναι θησαυρός.

(βλέπω για Romaniote επιστρέφει μόνο ένα αποτέλεσμα, ίσως να είναι σε εξέλιξη η καταλογογράφηση)