July 1, 1909Louis Tibesar (passenger) and his Fargo, North Dakota (Sales) Manager (driver) traveled from Fargo, North Dakota to Michigan to ship 49 Threshing machines to Fargo. Louis sent a postcard to his mother Susanna (Schwartz) Tibesar to commemorate the important trip.

“This will give you an idea how my car look will send a larger picture soon”

Fargo Manager and Louis Tibesar (front of postcard) Minneapolis Minnesota 1 July 1909

(Front of postcard) (L to R) A Fargo (North Dakota) manager and Louis Tibesar Minneapolis Minnesota 1 July 1909

Post Card from Louis Tibesar dated July 1st 1909 addressed to his mother, Mrs. Anton Tibesar of Minneiska, Minnesota (notice the one cent U.S. stamp; postmark date is July 1, 1909)

“Dear Mother how are you all is Pa, out at Eds or is he home. We are shiping 49 cars of thrashing rigs to Fargo ND today. On Mich trip. I was the only agent in N.D. requested to go. The man in the car is the Fargo manager. This was taken in Mpls. Louis Tibesar”

(Back of postcard) Fargo Manager (driver) and Louis Tibesar (passenger) Minneapolis Minnesota 1 July 1909

(Back of postcard) Fargo Manager (driver) and Louis Tibesar (passenger) in a Model T Ford on a trip to Michigan from Fargo, North Dakota. Photo was taken in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 1 July 1909


Louis –> Antoine “Anton” –> Pierre –> Michel –> Philippe Tibesar