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“Chuck Taylor Converse All Star: The Man Who Made the Shoe” told by David Matlack

Presented by Storytelling Arts of Indiana and Indiana Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

May 02 2021
“Chuck Taylor Converse All Star: The Man Who Made the Shoe” told by David Matlack

David Matlack tells the story of the man behind the iconic canvas shoe.

Charles Hollis “Chuck” Taylor was born in Brown County, Indiana in 1901 and went on to become a professional basketball player, long before the NBA was formed. When the game ended for him, he started working for Converse in 1921 as a sneaker salesman and marketer. Taylor also played and coached the company’s industrial basketball team, the “Converse All-Stars,” which was also the name of a style of sneakers he eventually helped redesign. The company thought so much of his contributions,

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  • May 2, 2021 at 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
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