In Minneapolis on Saturday, May 17, 1958, Dale wrote, “Rain, we need it. Took Mother downtown to some stores. I bought 6 pair of socks. Stan got his Chevy tuned up.” Above: 1958 postcard of downtown, Nicollet Avenue (Donaldson’s department store at left).
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.