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S.B. Poston - left - with associates in storeroom - circa 1920.jpg
Photo shows Sylvester Briley Poston, businessman and first mayor of Johnsonville, in one of his stores. others have yet to be identified.

Percy Poston - center - holding a can in store - circa 1920.jpg
Percy Poston stands center holding a can in a Broadway store in Johnsonville, circa 1920.

Prosser Movie Theater torn down May 1977 copy.jpg
Prosser Theater on Broadway is torn down, 1977

Movie Theater burns 1977.jpg
Prosser Movie Theater in Johnsonville burns, 1977

Ritz Theater - Broadway - owned by Chevis Prosser.jpg
The Johnsonville Theatre was owned by Chevis Prosser and located on Broadway. It ceased operations around 1964 and burned in May of 1977. The burnt building was torn down on May 12, 1977.

Railroad crossing downtown.jpg
View of the old railroad crossing lights from Broadway looking West toward Railroad Avenue

Johnsonville Drug Company 1920, druggist Ashby McElveen.jpg
This photo was taken in front of the Johnsonville Drug Company, circa 1920. The man pictured is Ashby McElveen, a druggist at the pharmacy - the girl is currently unknown. He was from Lake City. Ashby purchased a Drug Store in Sumter, SC in 1923 and…

This 1960s era photograph depicts several Broadway Street businesses of the time, including Prosser's Department Store and the old Gulf station. The blue pickup was a 1958 or 1959 Chevy that belonged to David Poston. It is parked in front of the…
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