The Johnsonville Drug Company

Title

The Johnsonville Drug Company

Description

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 remained there the rest of his life. His brother Robbie McElveen worked for the Farmers and Merchant Bank in Johnsonville and married a local girl named Cornelia Cockfield. They moved to Lake City after marrying in the early 1920's. This photo was provided by Ashby's grandson, Wilson McElveen. You can make out some of the old buildings on Broadway in the background.

Date

1920

Contributor

Josh Dukes

Files

Johnsonville Drug Company 1920, druggist Ashby McElveen.jpg

Collection

Citation

“The Johnsonville Drug Company,” Johnsonville SC History, accessed February 17, 2019, https://www.johnsonvilleschistory.org/items/show/6.

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