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Quilt exhibit at Mid-Winter Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.
Quilt exhibit at Mid-Winter Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.
TitleQuilt exhibit at Mid-Winter Fair, Fort Yates, N.D.
Date of Original1931-03
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionQuilts hang on the walls as part of the displays at the Mid-Winter Fair and Corn Show, held March 18 and 19, 1931 at the Standing Rock Agency in Fort Yates. Men and women sit under the quilts and look at the camera.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Fine arts, folk arts
People
Subject (LCTGM)Quilts
Fairs
Indian reservations
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Arts & crafts
Organization NameUnited States. Office of Indian Affairs. Standing Rock Agency
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Fort Yates (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number1952-7724
Transcription"Portion of exhibits, First annual Mid-winter Fair and Corn Show. Standing Rock Agency, Fort Yates, N.D. Mar. 18-19, 1931 Fiske Foto"--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 (1952-7724)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19527724
OCLC number61156024
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