In Muscatine on Wednesday, January 23, 1952, Dale wrote, “Stan home from school with a cold. Dr. Swayze gave both a shot.” He doesn’t say who the other person was, but the point is that doctors made house calls then.
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.