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Supt Roberts addressing Indians at Cheyenne Fair, Cheyenne Agency, S.D.
Supt Roberts addressing Indians at Cheyenne Fair, Cheyenne Agency, S.D.
TitleSupt Roberts addressing Indians at Cheyenne Fair, Cheyenne Agency, S.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1925 and 1928
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSuperintendent Roberts addresses a crowd gathered at a fair on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. Many in the crowd wear traditional Indian dress, and some use umbrellas to shield themselves from the sun. A banner is partially visible, and reads 'Farm Chapter.'
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
People
Subject (LCTGM)Public speaking
Fairs
Umbrellas
Banners
Indian reservations
Indian agents
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Meetings
Indians of North America - Exhibitions
LocationCheyenne River Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number1952-4139
Transcription"Supt. Roberts addressing Indians at Cheyenne Fair Fiske Foto McLaughlin SD"--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 (1952-4139)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19524139
OCLC number61156024
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