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Smith Lake Camp

Date: March 1935
Description: Forest rangers inside barracks at Smith Lake Camp.
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Portage Canal and Lock

Date: 1935
Description: Elevated view of the Portage canal and lock, with the Indian Agency House in the center background. The canal was dug in 1849 as part of the Fox-Wisconsin...
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Kraus House

Date: 1936
Description: Kraus House, lodging operated by Hubert Kraus, and once used as a Civil War drill house. The building was razed in 1936 according to some local residents....
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Blister Rust Eradication Staff

Date: August 1935
Description: William Cowan, the white pine blister rust control foreman on the Menominee Reservation, with his two assistants, Joseph Dodge and Leo Waukechom (right).
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Cranberry Drying Sheds

Date: September 1934
Description: Cranberry drying sheds.
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Harvesting Cranberries

Date: September 1934
Description: Harvesting cranberries at the Cranberry Lake Lake Development Company in Wood County.
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Loading Cranberries

Date: September 1934
Description: A crew of agricultural workers loads boxes of cranberries for transport to the drying sheds.
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Blister Rust Eradication Crew

Date: 1935
Description: Slightly elevated view of a ribes eradication crew that was part of the white pine blister rust effort in a Barron County forest. The caption indicates tha...
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Menominee Reservation Agency

Date: 1935
Description: U.S. Department of the Indian agency building on the Menominee Indian Reservation.
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Crystal Lake CCC Camp

Date: 1935
Description: Barracks buildings at the Crystal Lake Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp.
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Fruits and Flowers Building

Date: 1935
Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Harvesting Strawberries

Date: July 1937
Description: Picking strawberries on the farm of Earl Leverich in Monroe County. The Leverich family were leaders in commercial fruit growing in Wisconsin and Earl Lev...
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CCC Youth Crew

Date: 1938
Description: A crew of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) youth starting for the field where they were working on ribes eradication as part of the effort to defeat the w...
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White Pine Blister Rust Threat

Date: June 1938
Description: S.B. Fracker and H.N. Putman, two leaders of the white pine blister rust eradication effort in Wisconsin, are examining infected trees at the Rhinelander i...
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Stringing Tobacco

Date: September 1938
Description: A farmer stringing tobacco somewhere in southern Wisconsin.
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Making a New Cranberry Bog

Date: June 1938
Description: Construction of a leadgate to control the water flow in a new cranberry section at the Cranberry Lake Development Company in Price County.
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Battling Grasshoppers

Date: July 1938
Description: Loading a truck with bait at the county mixing station at Balsam Lake during the grasshopper outbreak in northwestern Wisconsin.
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Grasshopper Bait Station

Date: July 1938
Description: Grasshopper bait mixing station at Ellsworth.
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Making Grasshopper Bait

Date: July 1938
Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...
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Making Grasshopper Bait

Date: 1938
Description: At the grasshopper bait mixing station at Fall Creek, two cement mixers were used to mix sawdust, a whey product, and sodium arsenite. So severe was the gr...

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