In Muscatine on Sunday, April 22, 1951, Dale noted fifteen years in the Civil Service. The Mississippi River was over 20 feet and steadily rising, and Dale wrote, “Levee broke at Port Louise. No danger to Muscatine yet.”
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.