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Florentino Lopez sat in a buggy hooked up to Popeye, a steer that belonged to Elwood Bearce.
Lopez was part of a segregated army unit assigned to guard railroad bridges that connected Maine and Canada during World War II. Lopez was stationed in North Yarmouth and lived near the Atkins farm, where this photo was taken.
About This Item
- Title: Pvt. Florentino Lopez with steer, North Yarmouth, 1942
- Creation Date: 1942
- Subject Date: 1942
- Town: North Yarmouth
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Coll. S-5695, Misc. Box 137/1
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- African Americans--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada
- Guards--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Railroad bridges--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Railroad tracks--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Royal River (Me.)
- Soldiers--Maine--North Yarmouth
- United States. Army--African American troops
- World War, 1939-1942
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