Bedfast in Muscatine on Thursday, March 5, 1953, Dale wrote, “Got an extension telephone installed by our bed. Dalene went to a basketball game with Linda at night. Joe Stalin died.” Soviet dictator Stalin had held power for three decades.
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.