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High water, Missouri River
High water, Missouri River
TitleHigh water, Missouri River
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSeven boys, some on horseback and some standing in wagons pose with horses in high water of the Missouri River. Another horse, unattached to the wagons, is following behind, and the water reaches up to its neck. Trees bare of leaves are visible in the background.
Ordering Information
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Indians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)School children
Carts & wagons
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Missouri River
Item Number1952-1958
Transcription"School boys high water load of water Standing Rock Ag'cy"--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 (1952-1958)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19521958
OCLC number61156024
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