To Go or Not to Go? March 2, 1909

To Go or Not to Go? March 2, 1909

Berryman drew this just two days before the end of President Theodore Roosevelt’s second term in office. As Roosevelt prepared for his African safari, his departure posed a quandary for Berryman: since Roosevelt was the inspiration for the teddy bear, should Berryman continue to use the symbol once Roosevelt had left office? He did.

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