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Date: 1948 ca.

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

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Date: 1934-09 

Description: Studio photograph of a cultivated variety of a cranberry plant.

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...

Photograph

Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

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.

Date: 1891-06-22 

Description: This 1891 manuscript map depicts Cranberry Creek and wetlands in part of the Town of Port Edwards, Wood County, Wisconsin. Elevations and falls in the cree...

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: 1955 ca.

Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.

Date: 1934-04 

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

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...

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...

Date: 1922-09-21 

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...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Cranberry drying sheds.

Date: 1928 

Description: Plat map of Cranmoor Township.

Date: 1934 

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.

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...

Date: 1895 

Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with new frame house under construction nearby....

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.

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