In Muscatine on Thursday, August 31, 1950, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. 3 tank cars in. Dawson came at 4:30. We went to show at night, ‘The More the Merrier.’ Very good. Warmer today & showers. Paid the grocery bill. To bed at 11 P.M.”
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.