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Mr. Blue Jeans: a story about Levi Strauss

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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.

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ils:CARL0000033901 Book Books English Carolrhoda Books, c1990. 64 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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subject_facet Businessmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Clothing trade -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
Jeans (Clothing) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Levi Strauss and Company -- History -- Juvenile literature
Strauss, Levi, -- 1829-1902 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Mr. Blue Jeans : a story about Levi Strauss
title_full Mr. Blue Jeans : a story about Levi Strauss / by Maryann N. Weidt ; illustrations by Lydia Anderson
title_short Mr. Blue Jeans :
title_sub a story about Levi Strauss
topic_facet Biography
Clothing trade
Jeans (Clothing)
Strauss, Levi