In Muscatine on Tuesday, June 26, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. No shipments today. Bought new Eureka tank type cleaner, $1 down & $5 per month, total $49.95 at Stein’s.” That would cost over $455 in today’s dollars.
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.