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Standing Rock Fair Exhibits, 1931
Standing Rock Fair Exhibits, 1931
TitleStanding Rock Fair Exhibits, 1931
Date of Original1931
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionVegetables and other agricultural products are on display in a hall for the Standing Rock Fair. At the back of the room, textiles hang from a rope stretched across the room. Posters and other items also hang from the walls.
Ordering Information
General SubjectAgriculture
Indians of North America
Sports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Fairs
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Item Number1952-0181
Transcription"Standing Rock Fair 1931 exhibits Fiske Foto"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
Relation[Is Part Of] Frank Bennett Fiske Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10105
[Is Part Of]How Does Your Garden Grow online exhibit
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.
External ResourceConsult
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-0181)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19520181
OCLC number61156024
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