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Parkin Ranch, Cannonball, N.D.
Parkin Ranch, Cannonball, N.D.
TitleParkin Ranch, Cannonball, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of a barn, house and shed complex. Fenced animal corrals are visible with pasture in the foreground and trees form the background.
Ordering Information
General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Corals
Subject (LCSH)Pastures
LocationCannon Ball (N.D.)
Item NumberA1005
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Parkin Ranch Cannon Ball, N.D. Fiske Foto"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Biography/HistoryFrank Fiske served as an assistant steamboat captain prior to his lifelong work as a studio photographer, mostly associated with Fort Yates N.D. He learned the trade from S.T. Fansler, post studio photographer, and remained in Fort Yates to document the town, the Standing Rock Agency, and the changing ways of the frontier. Fiske was also a writer, and served for a time as a newspaper editor, and wrote a popular column carried in many newspapers. He was best known for his Indian photographs, which depicted everyday Indian life, as well as studio views.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A1005)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDshA1005
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