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Arctic Explorer Robert E. Peary Was Born


Matthew Alexander Henson

Matthew Henson helped Peary explore the Arctic

CREDIT: Matthew Alexander Henson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing fur hat and fur coat, 1910. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZC4-7503.

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