Justine Fletcher

Justine Fletcher

Processing Archivist

Levis Jeans History
Levi's Historian Visits the Coca-Cola Archives
We have a lot of firsts in the archives, but so do the folks at Levi Strauss & Co.! On a recent visit to our Atlanta campus, historian Tracey Panek showed us some of the very first Levi's for women. In 1934, the first Levi’s were made for women to wear on dude ranches out West.Similar to men’s 501s, these “Lady Levi’s” were 701s and even had a button-fly front. Tracey laid out a…

Coke archives
Coca-Cola History Travels to the New London Office
It all started with a simple phone call to discuss the London office moving and the design ideas for the new space. Last November, Ted Ryan and I spoke with the Design team working on the Wimpole office space and their vision to display archival pieces. Little did I know that I would be making multiple trips to our warehouse and the archives measuring and photographing large items for use in the…

The Brice hotel
Savannah Hotel Opens in Former Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Never in a million years did I think I would ever be the first guest at a hotel opening. But it happened earlier this week! The brand-new Brice Hotel on East Bay Street in beautiful downtown Savannah, Ga. used to be a Coca-Cola bottling plant. The plant opened in 1902, soon closed its doors, then reopened in 1903 under new ownership. The new owner, J.S. Poindexter, came to see the number “13” as…