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The start, old timers race, McLaughlin Fair, S.D.
The start, old timers race, McLaughlin Fair, S.D.
TitleThe start, old timers race, McLaughlin Fair, S.D.
Date of Original1927
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFour men on horseback race on a dirt track while four men in an observation tower watch from above.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Racetracks (Horse racing)
Horse racing
Cowboys
Towers
Fences
Fairs
LocationMcLaughlin (S.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number1952-3353
Transcription"The Start- Old timers race, McLaughlin Fair, 1927 Fiske Foto"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
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 (1952-3353)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19523353
OCLC number61156024
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