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McCracken, Samuel James


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Samuel J. McCracken scrapbook on Cook's North Pole claim

Stefansson Mss-287
 Container: 1
Identifier: Mss-287
Content Description Scrapbook compiled by Samuel James McCracken, Frederick Cook's secretary. The book compiles letters, newspaper clippings, articles, and flyers documenting McCracken's attempts to defend Cook's claim that he reached the North Pole. The scrapbook details the trials and tribulations endured by McCracken and the lengths he went to in order to set the record straight. Some additional correspondence with Cook and other people, as well as some clippings, a cartoon of McCracken and correspondence...