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Cranberry Pickers

Date: 1905
Description: Winnebago Indians and Black River Falls townspeople harvesting cranberries.
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Cranberry Drying and Storage

Date: 1934
Description: Two workmen stack crates of cranberries in an open air drying shed. The original caption which was supplied by the Agriculture Department noted that Wiscon...
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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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Cranberry Drying Sheds

Date: September 1934
Description: Cranberry drying sheds.
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Cranberry Warehouse

Date: September 1934
Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse. In the foreground is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.
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Cranberry Cleaning Machine

Date: September 1934
Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine.
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Cranberry Dusting

Date: August 1936
Description: Airplane owned by the Agricultural Dusting Service of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, dusting a cranberry marsh in Wood County for leaf hoppers. The photographer...
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Cranberry Pickers

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Description: Wisconsin cranberry pickers, mostly women and children.
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Cranberry Spraying

Date: 1940
Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...
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Cranberry Industry Equipment

Date: 1940
Description: An underwater clipper used by a Wisconsin cranberry grower between 1930 and 1940. This photograph was probably taken near Wisconsin Rapids, perhaps on the...
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Cranberry Harvest

Date: October 1986
Description: Cranberry harvest.
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Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1989
Description: Cranberry harvest at Manitowish Waters.
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Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1999
Description: Cranberry harvest at Warrens, the self-proclaimed cranberry capital of Wisconsin.
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Cranberry Quality Control

Date: October 1969
Description: As the recently-harvested cranberries move past them on a conveyor belt, they are inspected for quality by a work force made up primarily of women.
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Cranberry Ditches

Date: 1935
Description: Digging flood ditches on a cranberry marsh near Phillips.
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Cranberry Pickers Wanted

Date: September 01 1884
Description: Poster advertising the need for workers to pick cranberries for the Wisconsin Cranberry Company.
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Cranberry Picking Family

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Description: A family gathers in a shelter for cranberry picking.
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Cranberry Queen

Date: October 12 1949
Description: Governor Rennebohm is shown as he accepted a freshly baked cranberry pie from Joanne Fiedler, Tomah's cranberry queen. Queen Joanne, members of her court,...
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Cranberry Picking

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Description: A group of men picking cranberries in a field.
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Cranberry Processing

Date: 1955
Description: Professor Kenneth Weckel of the University of Wisconsin demonstrates his new method of preserving and canning cranberries whole without smashing them. The...

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