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Teddy Bear: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "Teddy Bear" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Berryman, Billy Possum, fad, Roosevelt, Steiff, Teddy Bear, toy.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. The peak of the Teddy Bear craze was in 1907 so most articles will be from that year.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America