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Cook was the first to reach the North Pole?
Item # 645638
September 2, 1909
THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sept. 2, 1909 The top of a ftpg. column has heads on the controversy of Cook being the first to reach the North Pole, not Peary: "DR. F. A. COOK'S REMARKABLE FEAT" "Nobody Has Any Right to be Skeptical, Says Lieut. Shackleton" "There is Nothing in the Explorer's Statement But What Was Possible After He Got Within 200 Miles of the North Pole--Greatest Achievement in the Twentieth Century". The article takes almost an entire column & carries over to the bkpg.
Twelve pages, evenly toned, some fraying at margins, some margin tears, generally good.
Category: The 20th Century