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McLaughlin Fair
McLaughlin Fair
TitleMcLaughlin Fair
Date of Originalbetween 1925 and 1928
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA cowboy holds on as a horse rears up at the McLaughlin Fair. Other cowboys and members of the crowd watch from the background. Many are gathered around a chute labeled 1. Other horses are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Entertainment
Subject (LCTGM)Broncos
Horses
Cowboys
Fences
Fairs
Subject (LCSH)Bronc riding
LocationMcLaughlin (S.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number1952-4267
Transcription"McLaughlin Fair c. Fiske Foto 86"--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 (1952-4267)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19524267
OCLC number61156024
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