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  • Subject (Images): General stores
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    • Johnson Store

    • 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889
    • Davie County Public Library
    • George Wesley Johnson's first store in Farmington also held the Post Office in 1837. The photograph shows Dr. William G. Johnson (extreme right) with unidentified men in front of the store.
    • J. C. Booe Store

    • 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902
    • Davie County Public Library
    • J. C. Booe entered the mercantile business in 1902 with a small store near Cana, located at a major crossroads. At its peak, six horse-drawn wagons might be parked in front of the store at the same time. Booe's eldest daughter, Naomi, enjoyed...
    • Williams and Anderson General Store

    • 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Clerk Arthur Daniel and proprietor Zollicofer Anderson stand in the doorway of the general store owned by Anderson and O.L. Williams.
    • Street scene of Stoneville, NC

    • 1911-02-23
    • Rockingham Community College
    • Postcard with view of a Stoneville, NC street. Pictured along the dirt street are Glenn's tobacco warehouse, J.P. Poole and Co. General Store and a restaurant and beef market. Caption on front reads: Street Scene, Stoneville, N. C.
    • J. T. Angell Store

    • 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917
    • Davie County Public Library
    • John Tilden Angell entered the mercantile business in Oak Grove around 1897, later moved his store to Fork Church, in April 1908 relocated to Mocksville, and in 1910 erected the brick building on Main Street shown in the above photograph. Spending...
    • John W. Williams store

    • 1921
    • Rockingham Community College
    • John W. Williams and cat inside his general store in Reidsville, NC. Back of photo reads "1/27/1921, In time of snow."
    • Goodrum and Company

    • 1924
    • Davidson College
    • T. Earle Lothery, M. H. Goodrum, unknown, Clarence E. Fidler, J. Roy Caldwell standing in Goodrum's general store
    • Robert S. Thomas General Store

    • 1928; 1929; 1930
    • Rockingham Community College
    • Three men pose in a general store located in Stoneville, NC. Pictured left to right are: Tom Orander, Robert "Bob" S. "Souphouse" Thomas (owner), and John D. Matthews. Operated a lunch counter.
    • J. T. Baity Store Building

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • John Thomas Baity constructed the Main Street building in 1905 on the site of the Yellow Stone House, an older frame commercial building. Baity operated a general store in the building until 1912. Dr. R.P. Anderson practiced dentistry on the second...
    • Cana Store and Post Office

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The structure, built around 1875 by James Harrison Cain, served Cana both as a general store and U.S. Post Office. After Cain moved to Mocksville, John Boyce and Ina Naylor Cain operated the store. Ina Naylor Cain served as postmistress from 1919...
    • G. O. Graves Store

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Built of rubblestone in 1925 for Guy Otho Graves, who ran a general store, the building is the only surviving stone structure used for commercial purposes in the county. Jesse Hendrix was the mason.
    • Stroud Service Station (Former)

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Philip S. Stroud operated the service station from 1930 to 1940 when it was moved and converted to an agricultural products store.
    • Foster - Wall - Sell Store

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • M.A. Foster first operated a general store in the building before selling it to O.C. and George Wall. In 1950, Bryan Sell bought the building and ran a furniture and hardware business for several years.
    • Casey Store Building

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The Davie Record reported in January 1904 that "Casey and Stonestreet have opened up a general store in North Mocksville at Heavener's old stand." John D. Casey and later his brother Oscar operated the store until about 1945 when they sold it to...
    • J. H. Robertson & Co. Store

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Joseph Henry Robertson built the brick store in 1933 and carried a full line of merchandise, ranging from furniture and fertilizer to coffins and piece goods.
    • Thomas M. Smith Store

    • 1985
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Thomas Madison Smith is believed to have built the general store prior to 1894. Smith served as Sheffield's only postmaster from February 1893 to January 1907 when the post office was discontinued.
    • Coy Ham Store

    • 2003
    • Ashe County Public Library
    • Coy Ham behind the counter of his store.
    • Francis M. Johnson Store Stencil

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    • Davie County Public Library;
    • The Johnson Store in Farmington sold boots, shoes, dry goods and notions, groceries, hardware, hats and caps.
    • Claude Wilcox in Wilcox's General Store

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    • Ashe County Public Library
    • Shown here is Claude Wilcox standing inside the prosperous country store that he has, without benefit of formal education, established in Ashe County, near Todd.
    • Wiley A. Clement Store

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    • Davie County Public Library
    • The extensive porches of Capt. Wiley Clement's store (center) provided a meeting place for politicians, traders and town folks. After Clement died, the store housed successively a meat market, a soda bottling business, and finally the Farmer's...

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