11 May 2011
Piece By Piece — Discovering A Real BlueJeanealogy
May is also spring cleaning time for many of the domesticated. So, when I cleaned out my closet last week and discovered a button that I ‘sort of’ recognized as an artifact from my high school days in Edmonton Alberta, my first instinct in tracking down its origin was Levis. Jeans that is.
I was close, but as it turns out, this button came from a GWG Scrubbies jean jacket purchased in the early seventies.
Confirmation came from The GWG Story, a Great Western Canadian (GWC) Heritage exhibit produced in 2009 by the Royal Alberta Museum with funding from The Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC), and the Alberta Employment and Immigration department.
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