On Monday, September 17, 1956, in my sophomore year at Muscatine Junior College, I started working after classes at Willis Cabinet Shop, at 219 East Mississippi Drive. My job as shop helper consisted mostly of sweeping the place out at close of business.
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.