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William Halsey family portrait
William Halsey family portrait
TitleWilliam Halsey family portrait
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionWilliam Halsey and his family pose for a portrait. Mr. Halsey sits with three of his children in the front row, while his wife and an older boy stand behind. Mr. Halsey wears a small cross on his watch chain.
Ordering Information
General SubjectIndians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Children
Indians of North America - Men
Indians of North America - Women
Indians of North America - Portraits
Personal NameHalsey, William, Mrs.
Halsey, William
Halsey family
Item Number1952-5096
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original6.5 x 4.5 in.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Print is damaged on right side.
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 (1952-5096)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19525096
OCLC number61156024
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