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Group on deck of Missouri riverboat
Group on deck of Missouri riverboat
TitleGroup on deck of Missouri riverboat
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwo woman and a man pose for a photograph on the deck of a riverboat called Missouri. One woman holds a shovel, and the man holds an axe. Baskets and boxes are on the deck. Two other men are visible in and next to the wheel house.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Water
Transportation
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Stern wheelers
Shovels
Axes
Baskets
Decks (Ships)
Organization NameMissouri (Steamboat)
LocationMissouri River
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item Number1952-1668
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 (1952-1668)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19521668
OCLC number61156024
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