NEWS: September 2003

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Matthew Henson by Martha Root

Matthew Henson Artwork Contests!
Enter your drawings for Peary & Henson comic book
Enter your sculpture of Peary & Henson
Contest details
We need drawings suitable for a young person's book or comic book about Peary & Henson. We also want to make a sculpture of both Peary & Henson at the North Pole. One that can be made into an item we can mold and sell so that people everywhere can have these two heroes of teamwork in their homes.
Peary & Henson Foundation, Inc.
Non-profit educational corporation for public benefit
A non-profit educational foundation has been filed with the Secretary of State in California. The Incorporator is Bradley Robinson, son of Matthew Henson biographer Bradley Robinson. Doug Davies is also listed as a member of this foundation. He is the son of Admiral Davies who authored the Navigation Report in 1990 summarized in the National Geographic article New Evidence Places Peary at The Pole.  Edward Peary Stafford, USN, ret.—the grandson of Admiral Peary was also an incorporator of this corporation.

Plans include educational materials, websites, scholarships and much more. Links for fundraising will be provided in the near future. Anyone interested in donating funds or fund raising assistance is invited to send an email.

School of Nations Museum
Student art contest, 2003.
Guinness Book of Records credits Henson & Peary
Glaring mistake about Cook
Mistake: "...Crook challenged his claim? What? "...asserting that he had reached the Pole earlier that month,..." That month?

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