Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Field of native cranberries in bloom.
Description: View of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Tree Nursery. A man is standing on the left side of the image.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The First National Bank in Wisconsin Rapids.
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...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Workers push logs floating in the Wisconsin River into alignment to enter a building for processing.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Potawatomi family standing in front of a log cabin.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The buildings of the Grand Rapids Milling Company.
Description: A flooded cranberry bog. In this case the bog was flooded in the spring in order to kill insects.
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...
Description: Two employees, Bob Schutz and Louis Timmerman, watch as rolls of stock are cut five sheets at a time. This procedure was necessary to insure uniformity of...
Description: Three employees of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company pose with two sheets of the paper-based plastic laminate that the company manufa...
Description: Trucks heavily laden with logs at the intersection of Highways 173 and 80.
Description: Old building and equipment on the property of the Blum Box Company.
Description: Irving R. Bennett, of the A.E. Bennett & Son Cranberry Marsh, spraying cranberry marshes for pest and weed control. The hose was attached to a rig that cou...
Description: Elevated view of graded cranberries moving along multiple conveyor belts to await further processing and inspection. Three men stand near the conveyor belt...
Description: Strength test being performed by an employee of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company. The company developed a number of laminated plast...
Description: Exterior of service station on USH 10.
Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids contemplates a die for fabricating tapered paper-based plastic laminat...
Description: Informal portrait of a Potawatomi woman, Kikyako, seated on a bench wearing a beaded necklace. A man stands in the doorway of a wigwam in the background.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706