Converse Turns 100

Ryan, Thomas J.
February 2008
SGB;Feb2008, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p30
Trade Publication
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.


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