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Morris Michtom


Morris Michtom (1870 – July 21, 1938), with his wife Rose, invented the Teddy Bear. They founded the Ideal Novelty and Toy Company, which after Michtom's ...

Rose & Morris Michtom | Jewish Virtual Library


Less well known are the inventors of the teddy bear, Rose and Morris Michtom, two Russian Jewish immigrants who lived in Brooklyn. The American bear as a ...

First Teddy bear goes on sale - Feb 15, 1903 - HISTORY.com


On this day in 1903, toy store owner and inventor Morris Michtom places two stuffed bears in his shop window, advertising them as Teddy bears. Michtom had  ...

Rose and Morris Michtom | Lisa's History Room


Posts about Rose and Morris Michtom written by Lisa Waller Rogers.

The History of the Teddy Bear: From Wet and Angry to Soft and ...


Dec 21, 2012 ... Back in Brooklyn, N.Y., Morris and Rose Michtom, a married Russian Jewish immigrant couple who had a penny store that sold candy and ...

February 15, 1903: “Teddy's Bear”, made by Morris Michtom and his ...


Feb 15, 2016 ... Contrary to this claim, found on several internet pages, there does not seem to exist an exact date on which the Michtom couple, in fact, began ...

Morris Michtom | The Enchanted Manor


Sep 9, 2014 ... Soon after the cartoon was published, Morris Michtom was inspired by the illustration and his wife, Rose, created a stuffed toy version of ...

History of the Teddy Bear - Inventors - About.com


Morris Michtom made the first official toy bear called the teddy bear. ... Michtom sent Roosevelt a bear and asked permission to use the teddy bear name.

Jew or Not Jew: Morris Michtom


Oct 27, 2011 ... No one knows. But we know who to blame: Morris Michtom. Y'see, back in the 1900s, American bears were in very real danger of going extinct.

Jewish Treats: Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear


Jul 10, 2014 ... The very first teddy bear was sewn overnight by Rose Michtom. The doll was her husband Morris' idea after he read an article about President ...

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Teddy Bear | National Museum of American History


Berryman's cartoon soon became well known throughout the United States and inspired Brooklyn candy store owners Rose and Morris Michtom to make the first  ...

IMA Hero: Teddy Bear History


Although the Steiff Company in Germany produced a jointed stuffed bear in 1902, the First Teddy Bear was made by Rose and Morris Michtom with the influence ...

Morris Michtom (1866-1938) | WikiTree: The FREE Family Tree


Mar 3, 2009 ... Genealogy collaboration for Morris Michtom born 1866 Russia died 1938 Brooklyn, NY including ancestry + 2 photos + 2 genealogist ...