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Charles Rountree of Baltimore was an Army soldier, part of a Black unit charged with guarding the Royal River Grand Trunk Railroad Bridge, which provided an important connection between Maine and Canada.
About This Item
- Title: Pvt. Charles Rountree, North Yarmouth, 1942
- Creation Date: 1942
- Subject Date: 1942
- Location: North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, 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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