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Image: Magazine, The Life of Matthew Henson

Magazine, The Life of Matthew Henson
United States ephemera

10 1/4 x 7 x 1/16 in. (26 x 18 cm)

John Bacchus Primary

Object Type: ephemera
Creation Places: North America, United States, New York
Medium and Support: paper
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Accession Number: 2000.20
A comic-book style or graphic biography of Matthew Henson was published in 1969 as part of the Golden Legacy Illustrated History Magazine. A series of such books focusing on black history emerged from the 1960s Civil Rights movement, as did renewed interest in Henson's accomplishments as an explorer.

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Location Latitude: 40.661, Longitude: -73.944

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