Profile: African-American North Pole Explorer Matthew Henson


Subject:
Notable People , Black Resources , Biographies & Famous People , African Americans , Explorers

Description:
Biography of explorer Matthew A. Henson, who "accompanied polar explorer Robert E. Peary on a U.S. expedition to the North Pole on April 6, 1909." Includes a photo gallery and links to related stories on topics such as the 2000 event where Henson was "posthumously awarded the National Geographic Society's highest honor -- the Hubbard Medal." From the National Geographic Society.

Creator:
Brendle, Anna

Publisher:
National Geographic Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/01/0110_030113_henson.html


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