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Joe Good Iron portrait
Joe Good Iron portrait
TitleJoe Good Iron portrait
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionJoe Good Iron stands posed for a portrait. He wears a hat, button down shirt and neckerchief, as well as gloves, chaps, and boots. He holds a lariat spread out on the floor in front of him. The lower left of the image is damaged.
Ordering Information
General SubjectIndians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Cowboys
Cowboy boots
Cowboy hats
Subject (LCSH)Lasso
Personal NameGood Iron, Joe
Item Number1952-3177
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 (1952-3177)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19523177
OCLC number61156024
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