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


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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