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Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: St. Joseph's Hospital.
Description: Many women sort cranberries on conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. All are wearing jackets and many wear hairnets.
Description: Former Governor Anthony Earl and Assemblyman Thomas Loftus chat at a gathering of statewide Democratic leaders that honored Marlin Schneider. President Cli...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: German Prisoner of War stationed in Wisconsin Rapids working on the A.E. Bennett and Sons Cranberry Marsh. He is spraying the cranberry crop with either an...
Date: 1961-09-19 ca.
Description: View from road of All Saint's Church behind a group of trees. The front entrance is on the right, with a signboard nearby listing times of the masses and c...
Description: Laboratory of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids. The man on the left has been identified as chemist Jay Somers,...
Description: View of the floor of a Consolidated Papers Company factory, probably its Plastics Division in Wisconsin Rapids.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Interior of a modular home developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company. The project was developed in anticipation of the need for...
Description: Emory Bennett and family posed in front of the Bennett home. A young boy sits in a cart pulled by a dog. A seated man holds a harp guitar and another man s...
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: Grain storage building located near the railroad tracks. The wrecker service truck parked near the warehouse bears the slogan, "the happy hooker."
Description: A view of the F.J. Steele residence.
Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: A row of women sort cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. They are wearing jackets and hairnets. The woman in the foreground is w...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of the front entrance to the Congregational Church. The Church is made of stone and has stained glass windows.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Elevated view of graded cranberries moving along multiple conveyor belts to await further processing and inspection. Three men stand near the conveyor belt...
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