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Sheet music cover from Teddy Bear March and Two Step.
Sheet music cover for the Teddy Bear March and Two Step

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Teddy Bears
A Brooklyn store owner, Morris Michtom, saw the drawing of Roosevelt and the bear cub and was inspired to create a new toy. He created a little stuffed bear cub and put it in his shop window with a sign that read "Teddy's bear." The toys were an immediate success and Michtom founded the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co., which still exists today. Teddy bears have stood the test of time and are as popular today as ever. The teddy bear craze even inspired music. Here you see the cover of a song called Teddy Bear March and Two Step from 1907.
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