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Post office, Winona, N.D.
Post office, Winona, N.D.
TitlePost office, Winona, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFour men, one woman, four children, and one dog stand outside the Winona, N.D. post office. One buggy, one wagon, and two horses are to the left of the post office building. One sign on the building advertises Star Brand shoes, and the proprietor's name J.J. Huse. A smaller sign on the left hand side of the building advertises gasoline. Another sign identifying the building as the post office is also visible. Curtains billow out of the upper floor windows. The ground around the building is rough, but a few bushes and flowers are visible.
Ordering Information
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Post offices
Carts & wagons
Carriages & coaches
Personal NameHuse, J. J.
Organization NameWinona Post Office (Winona, N.D.)
LocationWinona (N.D.)
Item Number1952-3429
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 (1952-3429)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19523429
OCLC number61156024
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