National Geographic : 1936 Jan
©Underwood andUnderwood AT THE MOMENT OF THE UNVEILING OF THE PEARY MEMORIAL IN ARLINGTON NATIONALCEMETERY, ONAPRIL 6,1922 On the platform from right to left: The Secretary of State and Mrs. Hughes; William Howard Taft, the ChiefJustice oftheUnited States, who was Presi dent of the United States when the North Pole was discovered, and upon whose recommendation to Congressthe explorer was created aRear Admiral; the Ambassador of France and Mme. Jusserand; Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society; thePresident oftheUnited States and Mrs. Harding; Mrs. Robert E. Peary, Dr. E. W . Nelson, Captain Robert A. Bartlett; Edwin Denby, Secretary of the Navy; and theReverend Dr.Charles Wood. Partly concealed by the flag (at the right) is Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Assistant Secretary of the Navy.