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May 20, 1873, Levis patent for blue jeans Bavarian-born Levi Strauss headed to San Francisco in 1850. Lured by the Gold Rush, he hoped to strike it rich. He did — in denim, not gold. The savvy businessman began adding rivets to sturdy canvas for the 49ers to wear as work pants. He switched to a French material, genes, which Strauss dubbed jeans. The rest is history. (AP Photo)

May 20, 1873, Levis patent for blue jeans Bavarian-born Levi Strauss headed to San Francisco in 1850. Lured by the Gold Rush, he hoped to strike it rich. He did — in denim, not gold. The savvy businessman began adding rivets to sturdy canvas for the 49ers to wear as work pants. He switched to a French material, genes, which Strauss dubbed jeans. The rest is history. (AP Photo)

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New Years Day Rising 1976. San Francisco •  Hand-tinted black and white, 4 x 5 view

New Years Day Rising 1976. San Francisco • Hand-tinted black and white, 4 x 5 view

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