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Day school pupils, Standing Rock Agency
Day school pupils, Standing Rock Agency
TitleDay school pupils, Standing Rock Agency
Date of Original1908-06-26
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionStudents from the No. 2 day school on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation stand and sit for a group portrait outside the schoolyard. Some of the girls hold puppies on their laps. Carts and horses are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEducation
Indians of North America
Transportation
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Students
School children
Horses
Dogs
Carts & wagons
Schools
Indian reservations
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Education
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number1952-0410
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"No. 2 Day shool [sic] and pupils, Standing Rock Agency, N. Dak. Photo taken June 26th 08 by Fiske"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
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 (1952-0410)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota
Digital IDsh19520410
OCLC number61156024
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