Collection: Vans

Brothers Paul Van Doren and Jim Van Doren along with partners Gordon Lee and Serge Delia open for business at 704 E. Broadway in Anaheim, Calif. on March 16. The Van Doren Rubber Company is unique in that it manufactures shoes on premises and sells them directly to the public. Now, they have evolved into one of the largest footwear companies in the world and are loved by everyone from athletes to everyday shoe wearers.