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The Story of the Blue Jean

The Beginning From a historian’s perspective, the invention of the blue jean is one of the most iconic stories about a team of humble immigrants who completely changed American culture. Virtually every American from coast to coast has at least one pair of blue jeans hanging in their closet right now, but before Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis obtained a patent for their unique concept—riveted pants—this comfortable and casual wardrobe staple was unheard of. The idea came to Latvian-born Davis while...
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