Summons from U.S. Circuit Court Civil Case 1211, Levi Strauss et al vs A. B. Elfelt et al (1874-1875).

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Summons from U.S. Circuit Court Civil Case 1211, Levi Strauss et al vs A. B. Elfelt et al (1874-1875).

Inventor Jacob W. Davis defending his rights for the use of the copper rivets as fasteners for the edges of pockets on pantaloons, overalls, and coats. Levi Strauss and Jacob W. Davis became business partners in the Levis Strauss Company. These copper rivets on the edges of the pockets become the trademade for the Levi Jeans.

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Strauss, Levi, 1829-1902

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Levi Strauss (b. Feb. 26, 1829, Buttenheim, Germany–d. Sept. 26, 1902, San Francisco, CA) was a German-American businessman who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm of Levi Strauss & Co. began in 1853 in San Francisco, California....