• What teddy bears looked like the year you were born

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In 1902, shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose created a stuffed fabric bear in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt, naming it "Teddy's bear." Meanwhile, a German company named Steiff was also beginning to produce soft toy animals around the same time, which included a stuffed bear of its own.
    While the original inventor of the teddy bear is still disputed , either way, the teddy bear was born and has since evolved. From talking bears of the 80s to accessorized bears of the '90s, teddy bears have surely come a long way. 1939-1945: Jointed Bears
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