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Cpl. Herbert Windom, born in Pennsylvania in 1919, was part of a unit of Black soldiers assigned to guard railroad bridges that connected Maine and Canada during World War II. He stood in front of Blackstone's Store and Post Office on Route 9 and North Road in North Yarmouth.
The soldiers lived in box cars near the store.
About This Item
- Title: Cpl. Herbert Windom, 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
- Collection: Black soldiers in North Yarmouth photographs
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- African Americans--Maine--North Yarmouth
- Soldiers--Maine--North Yarmouth
- United States. Army--African American troops
- World War, 1942-1945
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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