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Matthew Henson

Explorer (8-Aug-1866 — 9-Mar-1955)


Floyd Miller. Ahdoolo! The Biography of Matthew A. Henson. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1963. 221pp.

Bradley Robinson. Dark Companion: The Story of Matthew Henson. New York: McBride. 1947.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.329)

  5. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.155-56)

  6. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.159)

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