At the North Pole, 6-7 April 1909

At the North Pole, 6-7 April 1909
Explorer Robert Peary's sledge party at the North Pole. From left: Ooqueh with the Navy League flag; Ootah with the D.K.E. fraternity flag; Matthew Henson with the polar flag; Egingwah with the D.A.R. peace flag; and Seeglo with the Red Cross flag. Peary reported reaching the North Pole on 6 April 1909 and leaving the following day.

From Robert Peary, The North Pole (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1910) frontispiece.
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