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Posted by: thepinetree on 01/07/2018 11:15 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/07/2018 11:22 AM
Expires: 01/07/2028 12:00 AM
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Lecture & Book Signing 'Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World' by Lynn Downey in the Museum's Carriage House

Angels Camp, CA...Blue jeans are globally beloved and quintessentially American. They symbolize everything from the Old West to the hippie counter-culture; everyone from car mechanics to high-fashion models wears jeans. And no name is more associated with blue jeans than Levi Strauss & Co., the creator of this classic American garment.





As a young man Levi Strauss left his home in Germany and immigrated to America. He made his way to San Francisco and by 1853 had started his company. Soon he was a leading businessman in a growing commercial city that was beginning to influence the rest of the nation. Family-centered and deeply rooted in his Jewish faith, Strauss was the hub of a wheel whose spokes reached into nearly every aspect of American culture: business, philanthropy, politics, immigration, transportation, education, and fashion.

But despite creating an American icon, Levi Strauss is a mystery. Little is known about the man, and the widely circulated “facts” about his life are steeped in mythology. In this first full-length biography, Lynn Downey sets the record straight about this brilliant businessman. Strauss’s life was the classic American success story, filled with lessons about craft and integrity, leadership and innovation.

2-3pm on January 7th
Cost: free for museum members, $10 non-members

Angels Camp Museum
753 S. Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 | 209.736.2963 | angelscamp.gov/museum


Event occurs on 01/07/2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM.



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Posted on: 2018-01-07 19:01:50   By: Anonymous
 
Levi Straus company donates millions to gun control efforts every year. Their jeans are made in third world countries in sweat shops. Their product is crap. If you want quality denim look at an American owned and made company like Diamond Gusset Jeans.

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    Posted on: 2018-01-07 19:49:40   By: Anonymous
     
    Levi Straus would be wearing Wrangler jeans today.

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      Re: poached wine
      Posted on: 2018-01-07 21:00:32   By: Anonymous
       
      I want to go to Ironstone, drink Mamosas all day then see how big the deer are in Murpheys after dark......

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        Re: poached wine
        Posted on: 2018-01-07 21:07:16   By: Anonymous
         
        mimosa..... wow... shouldn't have went wine tasting first.....

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Posted on: 2018-01-08 05:18:22   By: Anonymous
 
Profanity

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