Jax Meat Company 1949

April 12th, 2012, 12:00H · Topics: Around Town, Business · Print

Jax Meat “The World’s Most Amazing Food Markets and the World’s Lowest Prices”.  How can you beat that?  The business was located at the intersection of First and Broad Streets in Jacksonville’s Springfield neighborhood.  When I enlarged the section of the photo with the pitiful looking burro behind the covered wagon I discovered the little boy peaking into the frame to watch the scene.

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  1. 1 Herb Gold May 23rd, 2014 16:21H

    Man on left looks like Julian Jackson….who started Lil Champ food stores.

  2. 2 bob May 27th, 2014 8:03H

    Herb, I’ll have to look into that a little more closely. Bob Self/Vintage Jacksonville

  3. 3 Ashley August 8th, 2021 9:17H

    Julian Jackson ran Jax Meat Co as well as being the founder of Lil Champ.

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