Bryan, Brown & Company formed in St. Louis by George Warren Brown and his partners Alvin Bryan and Jerome Desnoyers.
Company name changed to Brown Shoe Company.
Rights to Buster Brown name purchased; Buster Brown brand introduced to public at the St. Louis World's Fair.
Succession of actors, dressed like Buster Brown and accompanied by dogs, toured the country (1904-1930), playing to audiences in rented theaters, department stores and shoe stores.
Brown Shoe Company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under stock ticker symbol BWS.
George Warren Brown School of Social Work endowed at Washington University in St. Louis by G.W. Brown's widow.
Naturalizer brand created.
Connie brand created.
LifeStride brand created.