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Updated: 06/29/2013 08:00:47AM

Englewood Happenings, 1930s style

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PHOTO PROVIDED BY DIANA HARRIS

The interior of Tate’s Market, which was located on the corner of Dearborn and Old Englewood Road. It had the first neon sign in Englewood. These days the building houses Lemon Bay Funeral Home. Photo of Jack and Margaret Tate, the owners, taken in1939.

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Some recollections of two lifelong residents of the Englewood area give us a clue as to how different life was here in the 1930s. J. D. Tate and L.A. Ainger owned the town’s two grocery stores and were friendly rivals.

L.A. Ainger: ‘The tin can tourists’

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