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VINEGAR HOLLOW. "Vinegar Hollow" was a name given in the early twentieth century to the area along Kaufmann Avenue. This street was named for the chief chemist of the NORTHWESTERN VINEGAR WORKS.



"He Wore Gold Coins in His Vest," Telegraph Herald, October 17, 1937, p. 7