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Looking north on 4th St, Bismarck, N.D.
Looking north on 4th St, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleLooking north on 4th St, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view looking north on 4th Street from Main Street in Bismarck. Snow covers the ground, and a horse and sleigh are visible at the edge of the picture. Visible businesses include a drug store, a dry goods store, Dacotah Lumber Co., and the Bismarck Tribune. Horses and carriages and a street car are also visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Snow
Drugstores
Dry goods stores
Newspapers
Carriages & coaches
Street railroads
Sleds & sleighs
Winter
Lumberyards
Organization NameDacotah Lumber Co. (Bismarck, N.D.)
Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - 4th Street N.
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item Number1952-7859
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 (1952-7859)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19527859
OCLC number61156024
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