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Drew Arch Rest

Drew's history dates back to 1875 when Irving Drew started the business of hand-making extra fine welt shoes for women in Portsmouth, Ohio, giving birth to the Drew Shoe Corporation. The quality of the shoes was excellent, and business prospered creating a sizable company.

A few years later, George Selby joined the business, and the Company become known as the Drew-Selby Company. After several years of successful operations, Mr. Drew and Mr. Selby separated, and Mr. Selby formed the Selby Shoe Company of Portsmouth, Ohio.

In 1937 after the Ohio River flood company moved its facilities from Portsmouth to Lancaster, Ohio, taking over the old Godman Shoe Factory Building. Drew Corporation is still manufacturing shoe in the USA with accent of health and comfort.