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Converse (shoe company)

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Converse /ˈkɒnvərs/ is an American shoe company with a production output that primarily .... sponsored by Chocolate skateboards, a brand distributed by the Crailtap, the distribution ...

The History of the Converse All Star "Chuck Taylor" Basketball Shoe

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It was in 1908 that the Converse Rubber Corporation opened for business. At first the company only made galoshes and other work related rubber shoes on a ...

BBC - Culture - Converse shoes: In the all star game

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Jun 6, 2014 ... The ubiquitous rubber-soled shoes and boots made a successful leap from sport to streetwear. Katya Foreman looks back at their colourful ...

50 Things You Didn't Know About Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars ...

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May 28, 2013 ... In 1935, Chuck Taylor invented the first stitchless basketball. ... Converse still continued to provide basketball shoes for the US Olympic team in ...

Converse Inc. - Company Profile, Information, Business Description ...

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The Converse All-Star basketball shoe was the first in the athletic footwear industry, ... The game of basketball was then in its infancy, having been invented by ...

The History of Sneakers - Fact Monster

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That same year, Marquis Converse produced the first shoe made just for basketball, called Converse All-Stars. In 1923, an Indiana hoops star named Chuck ...

A Brief History of The Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars - Green Label

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Oct 11, 2013 ... Learn the history of on of the most popular sneakers ever, the Chuck Taylor All- Stars.

Meet Chuck Taylor: The Man Behind The All Star | Only A Game

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Nov 2, 2013 ... “People who were buying his shoes by the '60s, '70s, '80s and ... Taylor, shown in the mid-1920s, played on Converse's basketball team.

20 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Converse All Stars ...

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May 29, 2013 ... There aren't a whole lot of truly timeless clothes, shoes, and accessories out there. Fashion, by its very nature, is rooted in the here and now.

InsideHoops.com - Converse History - Chuck Taylor history of ...

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Aug 5, 2005 ... Converse canvas shoes for the sport of tennis soon follow. And, during .... a Converse-invented character that quickly gains pop-culture status

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About. Converse began in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specializing in galoshes. Soon after, we started using our rubber to make sneakers. In 1920, we  ...

How Did Converse Become Popular? A Brief History of The Iconic ...

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Apr 4, 2014 ... After all, the shoe suits all styles: Despite their obvious differences in ... Mills Converse, who called his new venture the Converse Rubber Shoe ...

11 Classic Facts About Converse Chucks | Mental Floss

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Aug 5, 2015 ... Converse's Chuck Taylor sneakers have been around since the early ... a relatively new sport (basketball was invented by James Naismith in ...