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Fargo Photographers Listing, 1879-1979

Below is an alphabetical listing of all known Fargo, N.D. photographers and photograph studios during the period 1879 and 1979. Each link provides known biographical information as well as years of business and addresses.


Photographer/Studio Name Years of business
Agnew, Frank 1884
Amundson, Alf 1905-1915
Anderson, Charles W. 1918-1921
Anderson, David 1924-1945
Baldwin, Ernest E. 1924-1928
Barnes, Wallace D. (Olson & Barnes)
Becko, Harold (Harolds Studio)
Bell, Clark (Reed Bell Company)
Arthur A. Bentley & Co. 1895-1900
Bestic & Logan (See also Samuel H. Logan)
Brust, Everett E. 1948-present
Carruthers, Will 1887
Chial, Alfred 1932-1940
Clow, Frank W. 1885
Corless, Harland D.  (See A.A. Bentley & Co.)
Criley, Ira H. 1900
Darcy, William J. 1915-1924
Davis, Harlan W. 1916
Dennis, William C. 1922
Dewey Studio 1908-1945
Dorge, Elias G. E. 1911-1915
Dorge & Jansrud (See Elias G. E. Dorge)
Drysdale, James S. 1905-1908
Duffy, George E. 1916
Electric Light Studio (See John A. Hubertz)
Electric Studio (See Charles E. Reed)
Ellingson & Laurens 1880s
Erickson, Soren O. (Erickson Studios) 1903-1916
Essery, Joseph 1882-1884
Everitt, Henry 1883
Fargo Film Finishing Company 1927-1940
Fargo Gallery (See A. M. Stevens)
Fargo Portrait and Art Studio (See Robert M. Stene)
Ferguson, Ed (See R-F Aero Photo)
Flaten, Gilbert E. 1880s-1896
Follett Studio 1953
Forum Publishing Company 1887-present
Foseide, John (See Wigness & Foseide)
Freeman Studio 1903-1905
Genelli Studio (See Walter H. Schramm)
Glesta, John   "Jack" (See Charles E. Reed)
Goodfellow, Laura 1910
Greene, H. S. 1893- 1894
Grosz, Richard T. 1934-1937
Hagen, Oscar A. (See Hagen & Slaten)
Hagen & Slaten 1915-1916
Hamre, Nels P. 1909-1910
Hansen, Hans T. 1891-1930
Harold's Studio 1948-1952
Harter, John 1920
Hartman, William D. (See New Garden Studio)
Haynes, F. Jay 1879-1889
Haynes, Frederick E. 1881-1883
Heaton & Poague 1920-1922
Hostler, Owen M.  (See Fargo Film Finishing Company)
Hubertz, John A. 1907-1936
Jansrud, John C. 1910-1914
JMO Photography 1970-present
Johnson, Peter A. 1901
Judd, Charles L. 1896-1901
Kahlert, Albert L. (See Lane's Photograph Gallery)
Keck, Albert L. 1906
Lane's Photograph Gallery 1891-1892
Langness, Duane E. 1971-1985
Larsen, Theodor, with Hans T. Hansen 1895
   with Carl J. Reis 1895 - 1897
Laurens, A. Late 1880s
Le Cleir, V.J. 1882
LeCocq, Henry 1950-1953
Lee, Christian T. 1897
Lockwood, Mrs. J.P.  (See Arthur A. Bentley & Co.)
Logan, Samuel H. 1884-1892
See also Bestic & Logan
Logan, James R. 1892-1893
    with Hans T. Hansen 1893
Lovelace, Larry G.  (See Quality Portraits)
Lovell, John S. before 1889
Martin, Joseph 1885
Malmstrom, N.T.  (See F. Jay Haynes)
McCracken's Studo 1914-1952
McCracken, Donald E. 1971-present
   with Dean Olmstead 1971-1981
Miller, George  (See Charles E. Reed)
Musselman, Frank E. 1910
Nevins Sisters ca. 1898
New Garden Studio 1922-1934
Nicolett Studio  (See Adolph Sussman)
Norrish, S. 1883
Old Master's Studio 1924-1929
Olmstead, Dean 1962-1981
   (Olmstead - McCracken, 1971- 1981)
Olson & Barnes 1899-1900
Olson, Andrew C. 1899-1902
(See Olson & Barnes)
Olson, Daniel E. 1940-1974
Olson, James M.  (See JMO Photography)
Owl Studio  (See Scherling Studio and William Wagner)
Paris, James  (See F. Jay Haynes)
Pember, Cyril 1887
Pitsch Photo Studio 1909-1920
Poague, Harry H. (See Heaton & Poague)
Prairie Photography 1973-1979
Quality Portraits 1968-1974
R-F Photo 1979-1980
Raze, James E. 1905
Redd, J.O.  (See A.A. Bentley & Co.)
Reed Bell Company 1912
Reed, Charles E. 1914-1921
Reis, Carl J. 1891-1901
Rentschler, John J. (See Charles F. Stene)
Richardson, Ernest H. 1900-1901
Rider, Fred W. 1920-1922, 1947-1951
Rohde, George L.  (See Prairie Photography)
Rotzien, Earl L. 1955, 1960-1961
Royal Tone Studio 1949
Rudd, Harold M.
     with Hans T. Hansen 1909
Rudd, Peter Axel 1900
Sample, Philmer A. 1899
Schad, Gustave (August)  (See F. Jay Haynes)
Scherling Studio 1920-present
Schoch Palace Photo Studio 1910-1914
Schramm, Walter H. 1934-1974
Schulz, Paul G. 1966-1988
Serdinko, J. 1880s
Skrivseth, Jacob L. 1879
Slaten, Albert (See Hagen & Slaten)
Smith Studio (See Fred E. Rider)
Smith, Al 1900
Smith, Emma  (See F. Jay Haynes)
Smith, F.F. 1901-1902
Smith, Henry M. (See A.A. Bentley & Co.)
Smith, Peter J. 1936-1951
Stafford, William G. 1919-1924, 1930
Stene, Charles F. 1899-1902
Stene, Robert M. 1896-1899
Stevens, A.M. 1880s
Stigleman, G.W. 1900
Sussman, Adolph R. 1909-1914
Swem, Thomas M. 1900-1913
Thorn Brothers 1905-1906
Thune Photography 1948-1996
Torgerson, R.G.  (See Royal Tone Studio)
Viknes, John 1880
Voss, Clifton L. 1933-1953
Wagner, Leslie 1950
Wagner, William (See also Owl Studio Scherling & Wagner)
White, Thomas J. (See F. Jay Haynes)
Wigness & Foseide 1886
Wilcox, A.J. 1885
Wilcox, H. H.  (See F. Jay Haynes)