In Minneapolis on Wednesday, August 13, 1958, Dale wrote, “Nice day, rain in the evening. Stan took the Chevy today to go on a General Mills picnic. I drove the Dodge. Went downtown after work to look at typewriters.” Above: a 1958 Underwood ad.
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.