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Cowboys reunion
Cowboys reunion
TitleCowboys reunion
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSeven cowboys pose for a portrait on horseback. One of the cowboys, identified as Harold Eckberg wears makeup on his face and appears to be dressed as a rodeo clown. A chute labeled 2, a fence, and several other men are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Entertainment
Subject (LCTGM)Cowboys
Rodeos
Reunions
Clowns
Horses
Personal NameHartung, Roy
Anderson, John
Lemmon, Ed
Eckberg, Harold
Molash, Bill, 1875-1942
McMackin, Roy
Nesbit, Bill
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number1952-4244
Transcription"Roy Hartung, John Anderson, 'Ed' Lemmon, Harold Eckberg, Turkey Track Bill, Roy McMackin, Bill Nesbit"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
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 (1952-4244)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19524244
OCLC number61156024
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