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Photo: Blue denim overalls, Big Smith label, late 20th century

Levi Strauss & Co.
The uniform of farmers everywhere, overalls were first worn by members of the British Army in the 1850s to protect formal clothing. In the United States, miners and railroad workers were early wearers of the denim overalls manufactured by Levi Strauss in the late 19th and early 20th century.... Photo Courtesy Sedgwick County Historical Museum
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