This is a Real Photo Postcard from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.
Delores Vernet Melby Born Jan 2 1916 She is a cute little girl
The postcard was addressed to Miss Alma Melby Bismarck North Dak
It looks like little Delores is just learning to sit up by herself for this photo taken in the summer of 1916.
Thanks for stopping by. Do come again:)
Update from Iggy:
John Edward Melby (b. Dec. 21, 1888 d. Oct. 27, 1958 in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota) married Hannah Mathilde Berg in 1915. They had one daughter, Delores Vernette. John was a painter/decorator and is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota.
Hannah (b. Jul. 4, 1892 d. Feb. 23, 1920) passed away at a very young age, leaving John a widow with a young daughter.
Alma (23 May 1895 - November 1985 in Cass, ND) was one of John's younger sisters.
Doloris' married Ward Owen Linder on September 4th, 1949.