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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: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Two young men package cranberries into Ocean Spray bags at the Walker Cranberry Company. The bags can be seen moving on conveyor belts.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.
Description: Two young men are packing boxes with bags of Ocean Spray cranberries. In the background women are bagging the cranberries.
Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.
Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Group portrait of those who attended the 6th annual Cranberry Convention at Bennett Marsh.
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: 1950 ca.
Description: African American cranberry harvesters, possibly migrant workers posed with crates of cranberries.
Description: Many women sorting cranberries on several conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. They are wearing jackets and hair nets.
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...
Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Many women sort cranberries on conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. All are wearing jackets and many wear hairnets.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Jean Nash, cranberry grower, posed next to a truck for the Biron Cranberry Company.
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...
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