This 1965 advertisement for Suzuki motorcycles was found online at a storefront website. Text below the photo says "cutting out yearlings from one of the world's largest bison herds." The photo was taken at Custer State Park by Lawrence Schiller.
Lea DeVries Bale says the brave Suzuki rider is her brother, Harry Jay DeVries, who was a Custer State Park employee for years.
Lea DeVries Bale writes---
"Yes, he & Harvey Lancaster had the only 2 Suzuki's in the park. Both are now deceased. Harvey passed away a few years ago & my brother passed away last year. Harvey was 94 years old & my brother was 80. Both guys were over 6' tall & the very best of friends even after they left the park. Yes, this is one of the ways they did work the bison. The superintendent at that time was Les Price."
Thanks for the update, Lea.
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