In Minneapolis on Thursday, August 23, 1956, Dale wrote, “Beautiful day. High around 75°. Watched Ike and Nixon accept the Republican nomination on TV.” For you youngsters, that was Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon. 'I Like Ike' was a campaign slogan.
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.