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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: 1948 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: African American cranberry harvesters, possibly migrant workers posed with crates of cranberries.

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: 1997-10-21 

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

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: 1997-10-21 

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: 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...

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.

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.

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Date: 1989-01-20 

Description: Exterior of grain elevator.

Date: 1948 

Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.

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...

Photograph

Cranberry Harvest

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1935-03-27 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Marshfield Milling Co. "Holstein." Holstein cow and calf in black and white c...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.

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