In Muscatine on Friday, August 24, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Plenty of help now. I’m trying not to catch a cold. Rode in Stein’s Cadillac. Home in evening & TV at night.” He doesn’t say it was a new Caddy, but there’s a 1951 model 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.