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Photograph

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...

Date: 1948 ca.

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

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...

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: 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: 1955 ca.

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

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin 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 Harvest

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1985 

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

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...

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: 1997-11-21 

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

Date: 1997-11-21 

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

Date: 1893-08 

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

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: 1948 

Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Many women sort cranberries on conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. All are wearing jackets and many wear hairnets.

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