In Minneapolis on Friday, July 6, 1956, Dale wrote, “Stanley’s car rear end went out at Excelsior Park. Dalene and I went after him and Sue Timm.” Excelsior Park was an amusement park (below); Sue Timm was a girlfriend visiting from Muscatine.
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.