In Muscatine on Thursday, April 19, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Frank Arth arrived for duty. Warm day. Card from Mother. TV at night. MacArthur spoke to Congress.” You can watch the black and white broadcast above.
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.