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Building the Peary Monument - Reel 3/4

Reel 3 of 4. When Marie Peary Stafford, daughter of famed explorer Robert E. Peary, journeyed to the Arctic in 1932, it was to oversee the building of a monument in honor of her father at Cape York in northwest Greenland. This footage, highlighted in the Summer 2010 Prologue article "Women of the Polar Archives" by Audrey Amidon, catalogs Peary's pursuit of a monument for her father. Read the full article at quarterly by the National Archives for more than 40 years, Prologue magazine brings readers stories based on the holdings and programs of the National Archives from Washington, DC, to the regional archives and Presidential libraries. Access articles online at, in print, or download high-quality issues for your e-reader or iPhone on our Scribd and Zinio sites.Subscribe to Prologue at
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