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Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. letter to Clifford Berryman, Washington, D.C.

view Theodore Roosevelt, Washington, D.C. letter to Clifford Berryman, Washington, D.C. digital asset number 1
Creator:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Berryman, Clifford, 1858-1919
Subject:
Roosevelt, Theodore
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1902 Dec. 29
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 p. : signed ; 23 x 19 cm.
Summary:
The original "Teddy Bear" in a 1902 cartoon for the Washington Evening Star (48140 bytes) Berryman created the original "Teddy Bear" in a 1902 cartoon for the Washington Post. The cartoon, captioned "Drawing the Line in Mississippi," showed Roosevelt unable to gun down a wooly bear cub. This letter acknowledges his public identity with the little bear.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)581
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Berryman family papers, 1829-1984, (bulk 1882-1961)
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