Did y’all know…

That the McCall Pattern company was once owned by a black man??

His name was Reginald Lewis. He was a Harvard Law alumnus and businessman. And he purchased the company in 1984 for 55 million bucks.

That’s quite impressive 🙂

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jeanettesquiltin
    Aug 17, 2010 @ 12:30:37

    O…the Reginald Lewis who has the Black Museum in Baltimore. Wow!! thanks for the info, I did not know that about him….http://africanamericanculture.org/

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  2. ladybean73
    Aug 17, 2010 @ 14:02:07

    Very interesting indeed. But you said Once. so now I wonder what he sold it for.

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  3. Kisha
    Aug 17, 2010 @ 15:39:41

    That is impressive. I’m loving the new look of your blog:)

    Reply

  4. AR Gal
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 06:45:27

    Indeed!

    Reply

  5. sheila
    Aug 18, 2010 @ 12:08:05

    Interesting tidbit… and love the blog’s new look.

    Reply

  6. bayoucreole
    Aug 19, 2010 @ 07:04:19

    Didn’t know that. Gonna google it to find out the whole story…it sounds interesting.

    I love your new look!

    Reply

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