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Photograph of the Robert Peary Sledge Party Posing with Flags at the North Pole, 04/07/1909


Photograph of the Robert Peary Sledge Party Posing with Flags at the North Pole, 04/07/1909

Photograph of the Robert Peary Sledge Party Posing with Flags at the North Pole, 04/07/1909 (National Archives Identifier: 542472); Robert E. Peary Family Collection: Photographs Relating to the Nicaragua Canal Surveys, 1884 - 1888; National Archives Gift Collection of Materials Relating to Polar Regions, 1949 - 1976; Record Group 401; National Archives.

Taken April 7, 1909, this is a photo of Robert Peary's North Pole Expedition sledge party. The original caption reads: "Ooqueh, holding the Navy League flag; Ootah, holding the D.K.E. fraternity flag; Matthew Henson, holding the polar flag; Egingwah, holding the D.A.R. peace flag; and Seeglo, holding the Red Cross flag."
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