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Catholic Nun with boys in garden, Fort Yates, N.D.
Catholic Nun with boys in garden, Fort Yates, N.D.
TitleCatholic Nun with boys in garden, Fort Yates, N.D.
Date of Original1910?
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA Benedictine nun and schoolboys work in the garden at Fort Yates. Benedictine nuns arrived in 1878 to start a boarding school at Fort Yates for older girls and young boys.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Indians of North America
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Gardening
Boys
Nuns
LocationFort Yates (N.D.)
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number1952-1705
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part of]Frank Bennett Fiske papers, MSS 10105
[Is Part of]How Does Your Garden Grow exhibit
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 (1952-1705)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19521705
OCLC number61156024
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