National Geographic : 1922 Jun
©Underwood and Underwood AT THE MOMENT .O THE UNVEILING OF THE PEARY MEMORIAL IN ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ON APRII; 6,1922 On the platform from right to left: The Secretary of State and Mrs. Hughes; William Howard Taft, the Chief Justice of the United States, who was President of the United States when the North Pole was discovered, and upon whose recommendation toCongress the explorer was created a Rear-Admiral; the Ambassador of France and Mme. Jusserand, Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, Presidentof the National Geographic Society; the President of the United States and Mrs. Harding, Mrs. Robert E. Peary, Dr. E . W. Nelson, Captain Robert A.Bartlett, Edwin Denby, Secretary of the Navy, and Rev. Dr. Charles Wood. Partly concealed by the flag (at the right) is Colonel TheodoreRoosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy.