A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LEVI

Tue, 30 Nov '21
First name in denim
Sun, 21 Nov '21
Stock ticker symbol for a longtime clothing brand
Thu, 24 Jun '21
___ Eshkol, third prime minister of Israel
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Jeans maker Strauss
Wed, 24 Mar '21
One of Jacob's 12 sons