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Branding a critter, Fort Yates, N.D.
Branding a critter, Fort Yates, N.D.
TitleBranding a critter, Fort Yates, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1910 and 1940
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA man brands a cow with a hot branding iron as four other men look on.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
People
Subject (LCTGM)Cattle
Cattle branding
Fences
Cowboys
LocationFort Yates (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
1920-1929
1930-1939
Item Number1952-4296
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Branding a critter C. 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 (1952-4296)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19524296
OCLC number61156024
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