Col. Elmer E. Elmer Teddy Bear By Note: This item is currently in storage. The Col. Elmer E. Elmer teddy bear was the mascot for the crew of the B-29 Deacon Disciples, which was the aircraft broke that the Hawaii-to-Washington non-stop record of 17 hours, 21 minutes. Donated by Col. Charles J. (Deacon) Miller, who was the aircraft commander. Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.