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Frank B. Fiske cemetery marker, St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Fort Yates, N.D.
Frank B. Fiske cemetery marker, St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Fort Yates, N.D.
TitleFrank B. Fiske cemetery marker, St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Fort Yates, N.D.
Date of Original2007?
CreatorPorter, Robert E.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view of the cemetery marker of Frank B. Fiske in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Fort Yates, N.D. An American flag is planted in the ground next to the marker.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCemeteries and graves
Statues and monuments
Subject (LCTGM)Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Monuments
Cemeteries
Photographers
Flags
Personal NameFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Organization NameSt. Peter's Catholic Cemetery (Fort Yates, N.D.)
LocationFort Yates (N.D.)
Decade2000-2009
Item Number2007-P-018-49
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
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 CollectionRobert E. Porter Photograph Collection 2007-P-018
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2007-P-018-49)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2007P01849
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