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QUICK ANSWER: b) Brooklyn, New York

IN DEPTH ANSWER: Morris Michtom was a shopkeeper in Brooklyn, New York. In 1902, he and his wife, Rose, made two stuffed bears called "Teddy's Bear" named after then-President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt. The "Teddy's Bear" trend took off, and the Michtom store became the Ideal Novelty and Toy Company. In 1938, the Ideal Novelty and Toy Company changed its name to the Ideal Toy Company.

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