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A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while doing .... A shoe stitching machine was invented by the American Lyman Blake in 1856 and perfected by 1864. Enterin...

The History of Shoes - Inventors - About.com

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Lyman Reed Blake was an American inventor who invented a sewing machine for sewing the soles of shoes to the uppers. In 1858, he received a patent for his ...

Jan Matzeliger - Inventor - Biography.com

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Discover more about Jan Ernst Matzeliger, the Surinamese inventor who patented a shoe lasting machine that increased the availability of shoes, ...

When were shoes first invented? | Reference.com

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The oldest surviving shoes are about 10000 years old, but anthropologists believe that humans may have begun wearing shoes around 40000 years ago.

Wooden Shoes : A brief history - DutchWoodenShoes.net ...

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Some even claim that it were the French who invented the wooden footwear. Fact is, that nowadays wooden shoes are a true symbol for Holland, just as much ...

The Fascinating History Of Footwear - All That Is Interesting

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Nov 26, 2013 ... From archeological and paleoarcheological evidence, experts hypothesize that shoes were invented around in the Middle Paleolithic period ...

Who invented shoes for right and left feet? - Quora

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Jan 4, 2013 ... When we purchase shoes we have pairs (right and left). Before that we have " straight" shoes. I have tried to research who pioneered the ...

Who invented shoes? - Quora

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May 26, 2015 ... Shoes are less of an invention and more of an evolution. A variation of shoes have existed for 10000 years; the oldest being discovered in ...

The History of Sneakers - Fact Monster

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In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but they were pretty crude—for one thing, there was no right foot or left foot. Around ...

The Pointe Shoe, A History | History Cooperative

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Oct 2, 2014 ... The Pointe Shoe, is synonymous with Ballet and Ballerina's around the world. While we might take them for granted as having always been a ...

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First Shoes Worn 40,000 Years Ago - Live Science

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Jun 5, 2008 ... Humans started wearing shoes about 40,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought, new anthropological research suggests.

10 Facts About the History of Shoes - Lifehack

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It wasn't until 1818, that the right shoe was invented. Until that time, there was no distinction between shoes made for left or right feet. The first pair of right and ...

History of Footwear

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Shoes, in some form or another, have been around for a very long time. The evolution of foot coverings, from the sandal to present-day athletic shoes that are  ...