During the Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC, on Monday, July 5, 1937, Dale wrote, “Took Mother to zoo in the afternoon and to Lee’s mansion. Watched fireworks at night.” Below: Robert E. Lee’s mansion, also known as Arlington House.
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.