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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: 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: 1905 ca.

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

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: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1985 

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

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.

Date: 1997-10-21 

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

Date: 1954 

Description: Jean Nash, cranberry grower, posed next to a truck for the Biron Cranberry Company.

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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...

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

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.

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Cranberry Harvester

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

Date: 1997-10-21 

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

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

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: 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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