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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe

A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while the wearer is ... One pair found in Europe was made of papyrus leaves and dated to be ..... The first boat shoe was invented in 1935 by Paul A. Sperry. Slippers: ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-shoes-1992405

Apr 18, 2017 ... As late as 1850 most shoes were made on absolutely straight lasts, with no difference between the right and the left shoe.

www.livescience.com/4964-shoes-worn-40-000-years.html

Jun 5, 2008 ... Humans started wearing shoes about 40,000 years ago, much earlier ... He found a point in human history where the size of toe bones began to shrink. ... activity, rather than the invention of supportive footware," Cachel said.

www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/10-facts-about-the-history-shoes.html

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 ...

www.factmonster.com/cool-stuff/fashion-and-dress/history-sneakers

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 ...

www.footwearhistory.com

Part of figure 1 from: 2010 First Direct Evidence of Chalcolithic Footwear from the ... The evolution of foot coverings, from the sandal to present-day athletic shoes ...

people.seas.harvard.edu/~jones/mckay/history.html

As late as 1850 most shoes were made on absolutely straight lasts, there being no difference between the right and the left shoe. Breaking in a new pair of ...

www.biography.com/people/jan-matzeliger-21317107

History & Culture ... Jan Ernst Matzeliger was an inventor of Surinamese and Dutch descent best known for ... It had the capacity to produce 700 pairs of shoes a day—more than 10 times the amount typically produced by human hands.

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/06/100609-worlds-oldest-leather-shoe-armenia-science

Jun 11, 2010 ... Why Was Oldest Leather Shoe Made? ... Sandals meanwhile, have an even longer history, with the oldest specimens, dated to more than 7,000 ...

www.reference.com/history/were-shoes-first-invented-52cab6394de1ee72

The oldest surviving shoes are about 10000 years old, but anthropologists believe that humans may have begun ... What are some facts about Ethiopian history?