Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterMay 20, 2008
On this day in 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive a patent for blue jeans. Well, actually the first "jeans" were called "waist overalls". They weren’t called jeans until 1960. Read more about it here: http://inventors.about.com/od/sstartinventors/a/Levi_Strauss.htm
Learn more about where your clothing comes from here: http://food_fiber.okstate.edu/clothsli.pdf
Blue jeans are often considered Cowboy clothes. Read more about Cowboy gear here: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgrd93zn_26hjsdrkfc
Jeans are made from cotton. Learn more about cotton here: http://www.cottonsjourney.com/Storyofcotton/default.asp
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