Jack Daniel's in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posted 08 September 2009 - 12:25 AM
Here is Jess's obituary.
- southrock, blackviper and freewheels98 like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 12:34 AM
Here is a letter Jess wrote to his younger brother Felix in 1899 on the "White Oak Distillery" stationary.
He signs it, "your Brother, J. B. (Jesse Butler) Motlow.
- blackviper and Bulldog100 like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 12:38 AM
You cannot read it, but the bottom of the shot glass says "Chattanooga, Tennessee".
- blackviper, mqqn and Bulldog100 like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 12:49 AM
Here is an ad from a 1911 Texas newspaper (San Antonio Express) advertising the Tennessee Whiskey.
- southrock, JimmyandJen, mqqn and 1 other like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 12:56 AM
- southrock and JimmyandJen like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 01:06 AM
Here is a shot glass by E. B. Gibson from approximately 1905. He also advertised as "The Moccasin Club".
- Bulldog100 likes this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 01:20 AM
R. H. Cate & Co. 1909-1911 - He sold "Sour Mash Whiskey" and "Belle of Jefferson Whiskey".
Fletch M. Catron 1904
C. D. Cheatham Liquor Dealer 1908-1915
"Gold Eagle Corn Whiskey", Chattanooga Distributing Company 1903-1915
Will Lea & Co. 1908-1909
"Madden's White Oak Special Whiskey" (No one knows who Madden was). It was owned by Tolley, Betterton of Chattanooga. John Tolley was married to Lem and Jess's younger sister Lilliam. He was employed by Lem Motlow.
"Old Tennessee Club Lincoln County Whiskey" Chattanooga, Tennessee 1903-1915.
Star Liquor Company, Chattanooga 1909-1915.
I have yet to find a bottle or shot glass from any of these distributors. I am desperately looking.
- southrock and Bulldog100 like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 01:28 AM
Hope everyone enjoyed this history lesson. Be sure to take notes, there will be a test later! ;D/> ;D/>
- Dan, southrock, pearson23sailor and 1 other like this
Posted 08 September 2009 - 05:34 AM
Posted 08 September 2009 - 07:39 AM
Posted 08 September 2009 - 07:46 AM
Posted 08 September 2009 - 09:37 AM
Thanks so much for teaching!!
I love this thread!!
Posted 08 September 2009 - 11:06 AM
Posted 08 September 2009 - 11:46 AM
Looking forward to the next history lesson. :)/>