In Muscatine on Tuesday, May 29, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. I’m catching cold. Sent belt to Larry Casey for high school graduation present. Stanley went on a school picnic. Clear & warm.” Larry was my cousin (see yesterday).
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.