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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...

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: 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: Elevated view of graded cranberries moving along multiple conveyor belts to await further processing and inspection. Three men stand near the conveyor belt...

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.

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: 1948 ca.

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

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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: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1997-11-21 

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: 1997-11-21 

Description: A workman stands on a ladder at the Walker Cranberry Company. He appears to be fixing or adjusting a piece of machinery.

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: 1997-10-21 

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.

Date: 1893-08 

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

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Cranberry Harvester

Date:  

Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.

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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