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State Archives of Florida
Minute Maid Company president talking to members of Senate committee - Tallahassee, Florida.
Legislative bodies--Upper chambers--Committees
Citrus fruit industry--Law and legislation
Citrus fruit industry--Taxation
Taxation--Law and legislation
Excise tax--Law and legislation
Shelf number: G04102.
Accompanying note: "A last minute agreement from one of the largest citrus grove operators and processors in the world (Minute Maid) saw a 17-bill package of citrus legislation, already approved by the House, clear a Senate committee and finally bring peace to the citrus camp. Ben Oehlert, talking at right, president of the huge grower-processor complex, said his company would agree to a nine-cent excise tax and without the brand name rebate. Committee member[s], from left around table are Sens. Merrill P. Barber, Vero Beach; Scott Kelly, chairman, of Lakeland; Mack Cleveland, Sanford, and Mrs. Beth Johnson, Orlando, back to camera. In center background is Ben Hill Griffin, of Polk County and chairman of the House Citrus Committee."
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Noel, Pappy(Frank E.), 1905-1966. Minute Maid Company president talking to members of Senate committee - Tallahassee, Florida. 1963-05-02. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/42951>, accessed 29 September 2022.
Noel, Pappy(Frank E.), 1905-1966. Minute Maid Company president talking to members of Senate committee - Tallahassee, Florida. 1963-05-02. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/42951>
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/Noel)