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The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)

North Pole Expedition

Peary sledge party at the North Pole, April 7, 1909

Left to right: Ooqueah, holding the Navy League flag; Ootah, holding the D.K.E. fraternity flag; Matthew Henson, holding the polar flag; Egingwah, holding D.A.R. peace flag; and Seeglo, holding the Red Cross flag.

Peary sledge party at the North Pole, April 7, 1909

National Archives Gift Collection of Materials Relating to Polar Regions

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