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A glossary of racetrack terms and a time index are included. Mr. Rieser is a trainer. He discusses life on the backside; including superstitions, remedies and training methods.
Discusses developments and issues in the bottling aspect of the industry; also his recollections and observations on the distilling industry in general. Mr. Ritchie is a bottler with Barton Brands Distillery.
Rohe, a production operator with Brown-Forman, has worked with them since 1946. He talks about the effect of computers on his job, women in the labor force, safety problems.
Mr. Samuels, president of Maker's Mark Distillery, discusses his seventeen years with Maker's Mark, how he runs the company as opposed to his father's management, gives a historical perspective of the company and of distilling in Kentucky in general and talks about federal regulations and how they affect the industry.
Samuels, founder of Maker's Mark, Loretto, Kentucky, discusses early family and distillery history, work force; marketing strategy; and sales.
Schickel is in the receiving and dispatching department of Brown-Forman. He began as a forklift operator in the glass supplies warehouse and discusses the various jobs he has done at Brown-Forman. Discusses changes in Brown-Forman management over the years.
In two separate interviews Schupp, former president of Schenley Distilling Company, discusses his career with Schenley, his relations with Lou Rosenteil, politics and the distilling industry, and gives a general overview of the industry.
Deindustrialization in Louisville
Deindustrialization in Louisville
Shaver, former chief accountant for American Medicinal Spirits company, held a similar position with Schenley; discusses the problems of setting up accounting systems for distilleries; gives historical background on several former distilleries, such as Bernheim and National; talks about Lou Rosensteil; also about the production tax and other forms of taxation on distilled spirits.