Mr. Blue Jeans

Mr. Blue Jeans

A Story About Levi Strauss

Book - 1990
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In 1847 an eighteen-year-old immigrant arrived in New York. He had little in his pockets and no knowledge of English. However, by 1874, people throughout the United States knew him as the man who made blue jeans with copper rivets. Even now Levi Strauss's name lives on as a mark of quality and style. In Mr. Blue Jeans, Maryann N. Weidt presents the history of this hardworking man, as he struggles through long, grueling days as a peddler and challenging times as a young businessman. His honesty, integrity, and generosity stand out as clearly as his name, making this rags-to-riches story well worth reading. The accurate and highly readable text is enriched by Lydia M. Anderson's dramatic black-and-white illustrations.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1990.
ISBN: 9780876145883
0876145888
9780876144213
0876144210
Branch Call Number: j B STRAUSS
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Lydia
Alternative Title: Mister Blue Jeans.

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