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The Evening Times (Salisbury)Footnote regarding The Hargis Department Store in Pocomoke City: Mr. Veasey retired from the business in 1928 and the "Veasey Building" at the northeast corner of Market Street and Clarke Avenue was leased to J.C. Penny (Market Street entrance) and Montgomery Ward (Clarke Avenue entrance). Miss Alice Young was advertising manager and interior designer for the Hargis store. When the store closed she went on to a long career with Pocomoke's Worcester Democrat newspaper.
(Letter to the editor)
The Salisbury Times
The July, 1939 60th anniversary edition of the Worcester Democrat & The Ledger Enterprise displayed this picture of when the President Of The United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, visited Pocomoke City. The newspaper noted the progress that had been accomplished since the 1922 fire that had destroyed much of downtown Pocomoke.
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