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Photographs of cranberry harvesting, 1895-1977.

Cranberry harvesting photographs from Wisconsin Historical Images.


These photographs give a brief history of cranberry harvesting techniques. The earliest depict groups of Ho-Chunk workers gathering berries by hand; the mid-twentieth century images show hand-held labor-saving devices, and the latest depict industrial scale machinery. Click any thumbnail to see a larger image and more information about it.

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Related Topics: Mining, Logging, and Agriculture
Farming and Rural Life
Creator: varies
Pub Data: Original photographs in the visual materials collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
Citation: Use the bibliographic data provided for each individual image. Conclude your citation with the phrase, " Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=939; Visited on: 4/16/2014
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