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Matthew Alexander Henson (08/08/1866-03/09/1955)
MSA SC 3520-12524
Co-discoverer of the North Pole

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Governor J. Millard Tawes delivers remarks in the House of Delegates chamber during the dedication ceremony of the Matthew Henson plaque, November 18, 1961.
Image source: GOVERNOR (General File) MdHR 16,890-38, MSA S 1041-1473.


Gov. Tawes speakers with Matthew Henson's widow, Mrs. Lucy Henson.
(left to right: State Senator John T. Parran, Gov. Tawes, Mrs. Henson, and Dr. James C. Evans, Counselor to the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense.)
Image source: GOVERNOR (General File) MdHR 16,890-38, MSA S 1041-1473.

Plaque in the Maryland State House dedicated to Matthew Henson on November 18, 1961.
Maryland Commission on Artistic Property
MSA SC 1545-2917

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