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Pfc. Leonard Parks, center, Pvt. Arthur Williams, and Pvt. Richard Sullivan stood on duty in 1942.
In North Yarmouth, the army stationed the soldiers at Dunns' Corner. They were charged with guarding the Royal River Grand Trunk Railroad Bridge, which provided an important connection between Maine and Canada.
About This Item
- Title: Pfc. Leonard Parks, North Yarmouth, 1942
- Creation Date: 1942
- Subject Date: 1942
- Location: North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 18 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: Coll. S-5695 Misc. Box 137/1
- Collection: Black soldiers in North Yarmouth photographs
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
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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