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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.
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: 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: 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.
Description: African American cranberry harvesters, possibly migrant workers posed with crates of cranberries.
Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Date: date unknown
Description: Men working in field during Wisconsin cranberry harvest. Crates are stacked up throughout the field.
Description: Prominent Wisconsin Democrat and cranberry grower Philleo Nash holding a large handful of freshly harvested cranberries.
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...
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: Two young men are packing boxes with bags of Ocean Spray cranberries. In the background women are bagging the cranberries.
Description: Group portrait of those who attended the 6th annual Cranberry Convention at Bennett Marsh.
Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Man posing with crates of newly harvested cranberries. The cranberries have not been cleaned as there is still plant debris in the crates.
Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.
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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