And got the cold shoulder. (rimshot)
Steven Smolian wrote:
> I asume you tried the Arctic Archives at Ohio State.
> Steve Smolian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Emma Bonanomi" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 3:53 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Matthew Henson and Josephine Peary
> > Hi all,
> > The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum is searching for audio or film footage
> > of Matthew Henson, African American assistant to Robert Peary, of North
> > Pole fame, and Josephine Peary, Peary's wife. Henson and Josephine Peary
> > were both in the public eye pretty consistently between the North Pole
> > expedition in 1909 and their respective deaths in 1955. According to
> > newspaper records, both individuals were doing radio interviews throughout
> > this period.
> > Anyone with a lead, we'd love to hear from you.
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > Emma Bonanomi
> > Curatorial Assistant for Exhibitions
> > The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
> > Bowdoin College
> > Brunswick, Maine 04011
> > Tel: 207-725-3877
> > Email: [log in to unmask]