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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...

Date: 1997-11-21 

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: 1948 ca.

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

Photograph

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: 1997-10-21 

Description: Close-up of cranberries being sorted on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. The worker is wearing a jacket and gloves.

Date:  

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...

Date: 1934-04 

Description: A flooded cranberry bog. In this case the bog was flooded in the spring in order to kill insects.

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: 1936-08 

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

Date: 1997-10-21 

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

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: Many women sorting cranberries on several conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. They are wearing jackets and hair nets.

Date: 1997-10-21 

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

Photograph

Cranberry Dusting

Date: 1936-08 

Description: Airplane owned by the Agricultural Dusting Service of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, dusting a cranberry marsh in Wood County for leaf hoppers. The photographer...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Cranberry marshes and irrigation ditch. The family home, barn and outbuildings are in the background.

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Cranberry Harvester

Date:  

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

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...

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.

Date: 1989-01-20 

Description: Exterior of grain elevator.

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...

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