In Muscatine on Wednesday, May 30, 1951, Dale wrote, “Holiday. No work. To river front in morning to watch Fred King & drill team. Kids went to a show in afternoon. Mr. Mosher here at night demonstrating Electrolux sweeper.”
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.