TITLE

Converse Turns 100

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
SGB;Feb2008, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the historical timeline of the legendary sneaker from the American shoe company Converse, in line with its 100th anniversary celebration in 2008. It says that Marquis Mills Converse establishes the Converse Rubber Shoe Co. in Malden, Massachusetts in 1908, Converse All Star sneaker, the world's first performance basketball shoe, shows at factory lines in 1917, and Converse is the official footwear sponsor of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 1984.
ACCESSION #
30104365

 

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