Online Collections

Search Tips

Quotation Marks—Enclosing a multiword phrase in quotation marks tells the search engine to list only sites that contain those words in that exact order.

The following must appear in ALL CAPS and with a space on each side.

AND—Indicates that the records found must contain all the words joined by the AND operator. For example, to find objects that contain the words wizard, oz, and movie, enter wizard AND oz AND movie.

OR—Records found must contain at least one of the words joined by OR. For example, to find objects that contain the word dog or the word puppy, enter dog OR puppy.

AND NOT—Indicates that the records found cannot contain the word that follows the term AND NOT. For example, to find objects that contain the word pets but not the word dogs, enter pets AND NOT dogs.

Teddy Bear

teddy bear

This teddy bear belonged to a girl born in Germany in 1927. The teddy bear remained her companion through her teen and early adult years in Nazi Germany and through World War II. When she married an American soldier in 1948 and moved with him to the United States, her teddy bear and a childhood doll came with her.

  • Material: fabric | plush
  • Origin: Germany
  • Object ID: 116.2676
  • Credit Line: Gift of Jeff Popp in memory of the Franke family.
Creative Commons License