The front says it's a picture of the 200 acre John Schmolke farm near Buckman....and the back is a note to his cousin Andrew, from Frank Suess who was....Joe's brother.
Note: Early photographs were often printed as postcards cuz why else would you want a picture, except to SHARE with friends and relatives?
Incredibly, this postcard is STILL around 98 years after it was sent and forgotten about. You can buy it back, online, for $10.00 from this site: POSTALHISTORY.COM
WHAT are the chances....that one postcard, from the millions that have been sent in the last hundred years, would be one we'd care about?
And, how to thank Larry for his stunning research know-how?
(Later: Sue clarified: Frank was the oldest child of Andrew and Elizabeth Suess. He was born in Dec 1892. When his mom died, Andrew Suess married Ket (John Hesch's widow).
We think the card from Frank was written to his 'cousin' Andrew Haala, in Hinkley, Minnesota. Andrew would have been the son of Kets' husbands' first wifes' sister, Helen. COOL!)