TITLE

Matthew Henson ship

PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Jet;11/18/96, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a photograph of S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation and Audrey Mebane in front of the US Naval Ship Matthew A. Henson. Mebane's efforts to have the US Navy honor the achievements of the Afro-American explorer; Henson as the first American to reach the North Pole with Robert Peary in 1909.
ACCESSION #
9611267785

 

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