In Muscatine on Thursday, May 3, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 - 4:30. Sealed new lines in IRBW & IABW. Showers & cooler. River still at 20 feet. Letter from Wilma. Brought malted milks home. Busherys here at night a little while.” Wilma was a sister of Helen’s.
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.