Matthew Henson ship

November 1996
Jet;11/18/96, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p4
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.


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