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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: 1985 

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

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Date: 1954 

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

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.

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...

Photograph

Cranberry Harvest

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1948 

Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.

Date: 1945 

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...

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: 1997-10-21 

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

Photograph

Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

Photograph

Cranberry Harvester

Date:  

Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in 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: 1997-10-21 

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

Date: 1893-08 

Description: Group portrait of those who attended the 6th annual Cranberry Convention at Bennett Marsh.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Two young men are packing boxes with bags of Ocean Spray cranberries. In the background women are bagging the cranberries.

Date: 1945 

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...

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