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Cranberry Harvest

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men working in field during Wisconsin cranberry harvest. Crates are stacked up throughout the field.

Date: 1934-04 

Description: A flooded cranberry bog. In this case the bog was flooded in the spring in order to kill insects.

Photograph

Dairy Days

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey from Wausau and State Senator David Helbach from Stevens Point serving scrambled eggs at Marshfield Dairy Days.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Riew view of Governor William Upham's home.

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:  date unknown

Description: View of the Consolidated Paper Company Offices and Mills, which formed in 1894. The buildings stand on the bank of the Wisconsin River.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of Farmers and Merchants Bank of Rudolph, Wisconsin, with a medallion with stems of flowers, an ear of corn, a storage tower or silo, and the slog...

Date: 1922-09-21 

Description: Elevated view of the J.J. Emmerich Cranberry Company showing the bog in the background with the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian cranberry pickers' camp at the...

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

Photograph

Loftus & Earl

Date: 1990 

Description: Former Governor Anthony Earl and Assemblyman Thomas Loftus chat at a gathering of statewide Democratic leaders that honored Marlin Schneider. President Cli...

Date: 1968-06-25 

Description: Transport gasoline station on 8th Street (STH 13) in Wisconsin Rapids, looking northeast. A sign advertises regular gasoline for sale for 33 cents per gal...

Date: 1985 

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The Nekoosa-Edwards Paper company. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

Date: 1944-04-22 

Description: Employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids contemplates a die for fabricating tapered paper-based plastic laminat...

Postcard

Central Avenue

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Central Avenue.

Photograph

Operational Meeting

Date: 1950-01-31 

Description: In this large indoor group portrait, C.L. (Neal) Harrington is in the second row, second from the right. The men are attending an operational meeting for t...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mills in Wisconsin Rapids.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1878 

Description: This 1878 map of Wood County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, landownership, roads, railr...

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