Cpl. Herbert Windom, North Yarmouth, 1942

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Cpl. Herbert Windom, North Yarmouth, 1942

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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.

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  • 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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