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J.H. McLaughlin Store and Gall State Bank, Wakpala, S.D.
J.H. McLaughlin Store and Gall State Bank, Wakpala, S.D.
TitleJ.H. McLaughlin Store and Gall State Bank, Wakpala, S.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1925 and 1928
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe J.H. McLaughlin Store and the Gall State Bank are visible across the grass in Wakpala, S.D. The store has a striped awning, and two men, a woman, and two children stand outside the bank. A wagon wheel, small tent, and ladder are also visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Stores & shops
Storefronts
Banks
Ladders
Awnings
Tents
Organization NameJ. H. McLaughlin Store (Wakpala, S.D.)
Gall State Bank (Wakpala, S.D.)
LocationWakpala (S.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number1952-7568
Transcription"J.H. McLaughlin Store and Gall State Bank Wakpala S. 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 (1952-7568)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19527568
OCLC number61156024
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