[ Content | View menu ]

Monthly Archive February, 2019

The Cook-Peary Files: October 20, 1909: Dr. Cook Receives Victor’s offer

February 25, 2019

This is the 12th in a series examining significant unpublished documents related to the Polar Controversy.
The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, NJ, was desirous of getting an exclusive contract with Dr. Cook for a record of his voice telling how he discovered the North Pole.
On October 6th they offered him $1,000 for this record, [...]