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Date: 1955 ca.

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

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Cranberry Harvester

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

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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: 1948 

Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.

Date: 1985 

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

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Sorting Cranberries

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Farmer examining cranberry plant near an irrigation ditch.

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.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cranberry fields with irrigation ditches.

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

Date: 1954 

Description: Jean Nash, cranberry grower, posed next to a truck for the Biron Cranberry Company.

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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.

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: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: Close-up of cranberries being sorted on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. The worker is wearing a jacket and gloves.

Photograph

Asa Bennett Family

Date: 1903 

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...

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.

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