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Johnsonville is Hustling Little Town - Florence Morning News -1952_01_27.pdf
Includes photos of Seaboard Air Train Depot, town officials, and J.H. Owens, freight and express operator.

Live Town Springs from Pines Thursday, March 27, 1913  State Paper.pdf
Description of the very early days of Johnsonville after incorporation, 1913.

From Troubled Farm Town to Thriving Community 1970_10_04 Florence Morning News.pdf
Article describes Johnsonville's progress from 1912 to 1970.

Johnsonville American Legion Dedication Ceremony 30 April 1950.jpg
Johnsonville Legion Ceremony - When the new American Legion post home was dedicated Thursday night, Post Commander, Joe T. Huggins (second from left) as host of the occasion was surrounded by high officials of the Legion in the state. Seated, left to…

Cooperative Attitudes Aid Johnsonville's Big Growth - 1956.pdf
Story of Johnsonville's recent growth due to Wellman, plus article about new church, Westside Free Will Baptist

Johnsonville Looked Good To A Boy From Possum Fork - 1959.pdf
JOHNSONVILLE - Half way between Florence and Georgetown - which is to say that particularly favored location location wherein the Low Country comes rushing up to greet the Pee Dee area - is a town…

4th of July in Johnsonville - 1849.pdf
Contains a story about Johnsonville's 4th of July Celebration

Westside - Florence Morning News - 27 Jun 1956.jpg
Describes the founding of the church the previous year.

Johnsonville School Opens - The State - 5 Oct 1911.jpg
Johnsonville opens for the 1911-1912 school year. R.S. Major is principal. Teachers: Pauline Wilson, Elise Rollins, Pearl Reeves, Claudia Johnson, Elizabeth Wadill, and Emily Hutson. 5 October 1911

Johnsonville Theater to be Rebuilt At Once - News and Courier - 25 Sep 1937.pdf
Story of the aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Prosser Theater on Broadway in 1937, causing casualties next door.

West Side Plaza announced.jpg
Announcement of the new Westside Plaza - Abe Lyerly and Odell Venters. 3 August 1966

Photo Jul 17, 8 57 58 PM.jpg
Hilburn Stone and other Johnsonville Rescue Squad members along with Mayor Connie DeCamps accept the new LHR machine for the department. 29 December 1977

Cablevison May Come To Johnsonville.pdf
Article details the first easements for cable television to be provided to the Johnsonville and Hemingway areas. 1 December 1977

Photo Jul 17, 8 56 15 PM.jpg
Groundbreaking for Dr. Charles Maxwell's new dentist office on Broadway. 4 August 1977
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