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Bear and Baby
Girl with teddy bear. Vintage American photo, Julesburg, Colorado studio, c. 1920. The bear looks like a Steiff to me.
American children's entertainers Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers) (1928 - 2003) and Bob Keeshan (Captain Kangaroo) (1927 - 2004) together on an episode of Keeshan's "Captain Kangaroo," crica 1970s.
Taking care of the bear
Smokey the Bear ...only YOU can prevent forest fires
A guy and his bear…. 1920s
little girl with parasol and teddy bear
Sweet toddler and her teddy bear.
There's my old teddy bear! Sweet 1950's photo of girl with her dolls and stuffed animals.
and shout! I loved the twist.
1957 Monsanto Home Of The Future Phone