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