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Description: Close-up of cranberries being sorted on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. The worker is wearing a jacket and gloves.
Description: Elevated view of the J.J. Emmerich Cranberry Company showing the bog in the background with the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian cranberry pickers' camp at the...
Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Cranberry marsh with farm buildings in the far background.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: From left to right: W.A. Riordan, John Buck, Leo Sorenson, Jean Nash and Del Hammond. Miss Nash, the owner of the cranberry marsh, escorts representatives...
Description: Letterhead of A.C. Bennett & Son, growers of and dealers in cultivated cranberries from Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, with a two-color illustration of cranberri...
Description: Elevated view of cranberry plants in various stages and varieties at the Nepco Nursery. A group of four men are working among the plants on the right.
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...
Description: African American cranberry harvesters, possibly migrant workers posed with crates of cranberries.
Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Asa Curtis Bennett family holding cranberry rakes and other manual farm implements. The family is gathered around an owl standing on the ground in front of...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Cranberry marshes and irrigation ditch. The family home, barn and outbuildings are in the background.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.
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.
Description: Memohead of Farmers and Merchants Bank of Rudolph, Wisconsin, with a medallion with stems of flowers, an ear of corn, a storage tower or silo, and the slog...
Description: Cranberry drying sheds.
Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Group portrait of those who attended the 6th annual Cranberry Convention at Bennett Marsh.
Description: Cranberry plants in bloom at Cranmoor marsh.
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