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Indian burial ground
Indian burial ground
TitleIndian burial ground
Date of Originalbetween 1876-1889
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA wooden box is in the left foreground. The landscape has Native American scaffold burials. A few have dark rectangle bundles on top of wooden scaffolds, and some are just the wooden scaffold.
General SubjectCemeteries and graves
Indians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Dead persons
Indigenous peoples
Scaffold burial
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Funeral customs & rites
Indians of North America - Spiritual life
Item Number106
Format of OriginalStereographs
Dimensions of Original10 x 18 cm.
Transcription"Northern Pacific Views, comprise views of Duluth, Brainerd, Fargo, Jamestown and Bismarck, At the Crossing of the N.P.R.R. and the St. Louis, Mississippi, Red, Missouri, Little Missouri, and Yellowstone Rivers, Great Wheat Fields of the Red River Valley, Dalrymple and Grandin Farms. Also the Black Hills and Upper Missouri and Bad Land Park. The Finest Scenery in the Northwest. Published by F. Jay Haynes, Official Photographer N.P.R.R., Fargo, Dakota" --Printed on back of stereograph.
"F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, D.T., Official Photographer, Northern Pacific Railway"--Printed on front of stereograph.
"587 Indian Burial Ground"--Handwritten on front of stereograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryF. Jay Haynes was born on Oct. 28, 1853 in Saline, Michigan. In 1876 he moved to Moorhead, Minnesota where he opened his first studio. The next year he traveled 400 miles by stagecoach photographing Dakota Territory. He was the second photographer to open a studio in Fargo in 1879. In 1881 Haynes made his first trip to Yellowstone Park where he made a collection of stereoscopic views, and he sold his pictures. In 1889, Haynes moved his studio to St. Paul, Minnesota. He died March 10, 1921 in St. Paul.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (dm106)
Ordering Information,
(701) 282-2822
Cass County Historical Society
1351 West Main Ave.
West Fargo, ND 58078
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm106
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