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Description: A workman stands on a ladder at the Walker Cranberry Company. He appears to be fixing or adjusting a piece of machinery.
Description: Many women sort cranberries on conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. All are wearing jackets and many wear hairnets.
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...
Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: German Prisoner of War stationed in Wisconsin Rapids working on the A.E. Bennett and Sons Cranberry Marsh. He is spraying the cranberry crop with either an...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.
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...
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...
Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.
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...
Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.
Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.
Description: Irving R. Bennett, of the A.E. Bennett & Son Cranberry Marsh, spraying cranberry marshes for pest and weed control. The hose was attached to a rig that cou...
Description: Close-up of cranberries being sorted on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. The worker is wearing a jacket and gloves.
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...
Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Jean Nash, cranberry grower, posed next to a truck for the Biron Cranberry Company.
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