STRIDE RITE

STRIDE RITE

multiple locations, striderite.com

The legendary Stride Rite brand dates from 1933 when it became part of the Green Shoe Manufacturing Company of Boston. Shirley Temple gave an early celebrity endorsement. They were also the first company to build an on-site daycare center for its employees in 1971.

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