In Muscatine on Thursday, May 24, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Fisher bought a new Dodge. Paid grocery bill $37.88. Max Jelinek here for supper. Had chicken. Watched TV at home at night.” Above: a 1951 Dodge.
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.