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Officer Leonard Parks, center, Pvt. Arthur Williams, and Pvt. Richard Sullivan, on duty in 1942.
These soldiers were assigned to protect the Royal River Grand Trunk railroad bridge in North Yarmouth on the line that ran north through Maine to the Canadian border.
About This Item
- Title: Pfc. Leonard Parks, North Yarmouth, 1942
- Creation Date: 1942
- Subject Date: 1942
- Town: North Yarmouth
- County: Cumberland
- State: 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
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
Cross Reference Searches
LC 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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