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.