First Voters Club
FIRST VOTERS CLUB
Sepia image of Theodore Roosevelt. Text in white on bottom.
American Badge Co. 203 119 E. Madison Street Chicago, Ill. Union Bug.
In November 1902, Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear that had been run down by dogs and lassoed. A cartoon by Clifford Berryman made the incident instantly famous, and Roosevelt was dubbed "Teddy Bear."