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Can you help me find or answer where I can find a primary source for levi strauss, the blue jean maker. I need a primary source for a research paper, on levi strauss, not the company, the person. I need something from the time he was alive. Like a quote in an interview, or an interview. Acutally anything at all will work, I just need if from the 1800's.
Thanks, Joseph Edwards
-- joseph edwards (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 27, 2002
This is supposed to be the best biography of Mr. Strauss:
Sondra Henry & Emily Taitz's Everyone Wears His Name: A Biography of Levi Strauss, (Dillon, 1990).
You could start with that and see what kind of a bibliography it has. If you are in San Francisco, you can go to the Levi Strauss website (whoops, forgot the URL, but it's easy to search for) and find out if they have public access to their history room. Couldn't hurt to call them.
Also, check out the Special Collections at the SF Public Library.
-- Miss Rosa (email@example.com), February 27, 2002.
his real name is Lob Strauss. Lob was born in 1829 in Butteheim, Germany. Lob's family was Jewish.
-- Wes Driskell (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 07, 2003.
He was born Loeb Strauss. Although you have probably already completed the paper, for anyone who needs to know, try searching Yahoo, the first search result that comes up really helps. If that doesn't help, search google or msn.
-- Katie Lee (email@example.com), February 21, 2003.
You will be able to find a ton of info on strauss if u go 2 http//:www.levistrauss.com/about/history/founder.htm u punk so ure fired
-- Hatch Maknaw (HMaknaw@wideopenwest.com), May 01, 2003.
You should visit wysiwyg://26/http://www.levistrauss.com/about/history/founder.htm
-- Kanishka (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 03, 2003.
Yes You can go to many sights. There are sights like when you type in birthdate of levi strauss on google, or if you type in inventions of levi strauss on google. I am also doing a report on Levi strauss and these are some sights i went to. good luck.
-- Juliana Starknes (email@example.com), December 06, 2003.
i dont know why are you asking me?
-- Loni Truker (Stupid_n_s3xi_bl0nde@yahoo.com), December 06, 2003.
levi strauss was a very charitable man. i HATE INDUSTRIAL TECH! =)
-- kakishkalimpa (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 25, 2004.
Hi I'm in Grade 12 and I have to do a report on Levi Strauss There's a site that someone that was Levi's family made and it's really really good try serching for Levi's family!
-- Cindy Lee (email@example.com), March 01, 2004.
This is the most horrible site ever!
-- Sam Abbott (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 11, 2004.
thus site sucks butt
-- george formano (email@example.com), January 24, 2005.