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Date: 1989-01-20 

Description: Exterior of grain elevator.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two men inspecting cranberry plants, most likely for pests or disease.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Advertisement for a 5 lb. gift box of fresh Wisconsin Cranberries. The advertisement tag line reads "So smart to give . . . so pleasant to receive". Pictur...

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Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

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Cranberry Harvester

Date:  

Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: A workman stands on a ladder at the Walker Cranberry Company. He appears to be fixing or adjusting a piece of machinery.

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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...

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Two young men are packing boxes with bags of Ocean Spray cranberries. In the background women are bagging the cranberries.

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.

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Asa Bennett Family

Date: 1903 

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: 1997-11-21 

Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Date: 1985 

Description: Prominent Wisconsin Democrat and cranberry grower Philleo Nash holding a large handful of freshly harvested cranberries.

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...

Photograph

Cranberry Harvest

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men working in field during Wisconsin cranberry harvest. Crates are stacked up throughout the field.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Two young men package cranberries into Ocean Spray bags at the Walker Cranberry Company. The bags can be seen moving on conveyor belts.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.

Date: 1936-08 

Description: A plane flies low over a cranberry marsh to dust for leaf-hoppers.

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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...

Date: 1878 

Description: This 1878 map of Wood County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, landownership, roads, railr...

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