In Muscatine on Friday, February 23, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Took Stanley to Dr. Swayze; has tumor on chest. To have it cut out next Wednesday. Bought milk & groceries after work. TV at night. Ed Weis bought a Sears TV.”
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.