In Minneapolis on Monday, April 16, 1956, Dale wrote, “Merle and Beulah Osterquist were here for supper and to visit. Learned about Muscatine Plant personnel.” I think that means he caught up on the latest gossip. Merle had been a co-worker in 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.