In Muscatine on Friday, February 6, 1953, Dale wrote, “In bed all day, sick leave. Letter from Mother, she has a new DuMont 21 inch TV. Stan went to a basketball game and dance at night.” Above: a 1953 Dumont 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.