Frank Jay Haynes and Early Photography

Frank Jay Haynes was one of the first professional photographers working in the Fargo-Moorhead area.  With a creative eye and a flair for unique business architecture, Haynes maintained a prolific body of work from across the Northern Plains and early western settlement.

Please enjoy a brief pictorial biography of his life and nineteenth-century photographic pieces.

Images courtesy of the Montana Historical Society and the North Dakota State University Archives

Soundtrack provided by Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech

Narrated by V. Diane Reikowsky

-Stacy M. Reikowsky, Digital History 2012

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