After work in Washington, DC, on Friday, June 19, 1936, Helen and Dale listened on the radio as Max Schmeling knocked out Joe Louis at night in the 12th round. Dale wrote, “What a fight!” Here is a video of that last round:
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.