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Morris Michtom

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The Teddy Bear
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Morris Michtom
Created by Morris Michtom in 1903 after seeing a political cartoon about President Theodore Roosevelt and a bear cub in The Washington Post published on November 16, 1902. The President granted him permission to market the toy as the teddy bear. It was sold through Ideal Novelty and Toy Co. founded by Michtom. 1999 inductee into The National Toy Hall of Fame

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