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Portion of new town of Wakpala, S.D.
Portion of new town of Wakpala, S.D.
TitlePortion of new town of Wakpala, S.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSome of the buildings and residents of Wakpala, S.D. are captured here. Two men in suits and hats are visible near a white building with a sign reading Restaurant. Two horses are hitched up to a carriage, and a young horse sits on the ground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
People
Subject (LCTGM)Restaurants
Horses
Carriages & coaches
LocationWakpala (S.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number1952-0083
Transcription"Portion of new town of Wakpala, So.Dak. Photo by F.B. Fiske"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Relation[Is Part Of] Frank Bennett Fiske Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10105
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 CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-0083)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19520083
OCLC number61156024
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