Admiral Robert Peary with dogs on deck of Roosevelt during his Artic Expedition in search of the North Pole. Admiral Peary is generally credited as being the first person to reach the North Pole. This Photograph was made in
FIRST WOMAN ARCTIC EXPLORER: Josephine Peary, wife of Robert Peary, was a First Lady of the Arctic, “Mother of the Snow Baby,” and a veteran of half a dozen polar expeditions who’d outlived her husband by three decades.
Matthew Henson – Aan African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary during various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition which it was discovered that he was the the first person to reach the geographic North Pole.