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Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.
Description: A man dumps a box of cranberries into a bin at the Walker Cranberry Company.
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...
Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.
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: 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: Many women sorting cranberries on several conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company. They are wearing jackets and hair nets.
Date: date unknown
Description: Men working in field during Wisconsin cranberry harvest. Crates are stacked up throughout the field.
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: 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: Close-up of cranberries being sorted on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. The worker is wearing a jacket and gloves.
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...
Description: Prominent Wisconsin Democrat and cranberry grower Philleo Nash holding a large handful of freshly harvested cranberries.
Description: A workman stands on a ladder at the Walker Cranberry Company. He appears to be fixing or adjusting a piece of machinery.
Description: Two men inspecting cranberry plants, most likely for pests or disease.
Description: Cranberry harvesting machine on the property of the Wisconsin Cranberry Sales Company in Wisconsin Rapids.
Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.
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: Two young men package cranberries into Ocean Spray bags at the Walker Cranberry Company. The bags can be seen moving on conveyor belts.
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