In Muscatine on Monday, June 11, 1951, Dale wrote, “Non-work day. Hayes called from plant. I called Cavanaugh – he forgot to wake up. Had a kindling fire in the furnace. TV at night.” Remember when telephones looked like this?
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.