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Levi Strauss & Co. Timeline: How It All Came About

You might think that a “Levi” started Levi Strauss & Co., but such is not the case. In 1847, a man named “Loeb” Strauss left Bavaria and sailed to New York with his mother and sister. His half-brothers were in a wholesale dry goods (cloth and linen bolts, clothing, etc.) business. In 1853, Loeb decided […]