Marshall Townsend, director of the University of Arizona
Press which published the book WOMAN IN LEVI'S, presents author
Eulalia "Sister" Bourne with a complete wardrobe of
western shirts, Levi's "high fashion" Levi's and denim
skirt in behalf of Levi Strauss and Company, the clothing manufacturer.
The Levi's company stated it was using this means to express its
congratulations to the author for the book which has been labeled
by famed California librarian Lawrence Clark Powell as "Destined
to become one of the classics of western literature." Minnie
Burney of Bab's Department Store in Mammoth, who has fitted "Sister"
Bourne with her Levi's for more than 16 years, shared the honors
The presentation was made last wednesday, Dec. 6, in Mammoth.
"Woman In Levi's" is now in its second printing after
its first 1500 copies quickly sold out. Area residents may purchase
an autograhed copy fo the book, either for themselves or as a
Christmas present, at the Copper Kettle in Mammoth, or Dora's
Cafe in Oracle, or at the San Manuel Miner newspaper in the lower
arcade in San Manuel. (Miner Phot by Maxine Morrow) [circa December
original newspaper clipping courtesy of Caroline Atwill McMakin