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Street Scene

Date: 1911-09-12 

Description: Street view of two-story residential houses and buildings. A horse-drawn wagon sitting outside a store is visible on the far right.

Photograph

Tri City Airport

Date: 1928 after

Description: The Tri City Airport which served Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa, was organized in 1928 after the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company decided to pur...

Date: 1944-06-15 

Description: Paper manufacturing equipment of the Consolidated Paper Company.

Photograph

Blum Box Company

Date: 1961-09-19 

Description: Old building and equipment on the property of the Blum Box Company.

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Laboratory development of a paper-based plastic laminate product by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper, during World War II. The product was used...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Nekoosa-Edwards paper mill with river in foreground.

Photograph

Cranberry Blossoms

Date: 1939-06 

Description: Cranberry plants in bloom at Cranmoor marsh.

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Photograph

Plastics Factory

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Factory of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, showing several of the early laminate presses used for its World War II military production...

Photograph

A Park in Winter

Date: 1989-11-29 

Description: Panoramic view of Riverside Park during the winter.

Photograph

Grading Cranberries

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Machinery used for grading cranberries. As the berries move through the machine the are sorted by size and deposited on the appropriate conveyor belt for p...

Photograph

Cranberry Spraying

Date: 1940 after

Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...

Photograph

War Work

Date: 1943-10-12 

Description: Earl Otto, an executive of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper, takes a turn during the machine gun test of the laminate plastic panels being devel...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Man posing with crates of newly harvested cranberries. The cranberries have not been cleaned as there is still plant debris in the crates.

Date: 1944 

Description: Interior view of the Consolidated Paper Company factory showing the large treater used in the manufacture of glider parts during World War II. Ralph Turne...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company, Nekoosa Mill. Operated by water power to produce news and book paper from both ground wood and sulphite pulp on two wide pap...

Photograph

Potawatomi Family

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Potawatomi family standing in front of a log cabin.

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Office building and factory of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company.

Photograph

Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Photograph

Rocky Creek Bridge

Date: 1982-12-14 

Description: View from the southwest looking toward an old bridge over Rocky Creek, in the Town of Wood, Wood County. A farm is visible in the distance.

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