In Muscatine on Friday, January 12, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Took Helen to library & store after work. Watched Charles TKO Oma in 10 rounds on TV at night. Warmer, 40°.” Ezzard Charles (right) beat Lee Oma (left) by a technical knockout.
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.