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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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What is the oldest, most popular, and all time best selling basketball shoe of all time? (As a matter of fact, 60% of all Americans own or have owned at least one ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Invention | Sneakers

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Invention. Though the plimsoll was the first rubber soled shoe, they were mainly a ... Marquis M. Converse of the Converse Rubber Shoe Company created what ...

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

Converse Inc Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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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 ...

PF Flyers | Our Story

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BF Goodrich posted an impressive $29 million in shoe sales in 1971, but they soon decided to quit the shoe business altogether and sold PF to Converse's ...

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Our Story - Converse

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Our Story. Converse began in 1908 as a rubber shoe company specialising 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 ...

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 ...