In Muscatine on Thursday, July 19, 1951, Dale wrote, “8 hours annual leave. Slept late this morning. Cashed my check. Helped Helen change beds around. Cut mattress off for Dalene’s bed. Went to store. Had fried chicken supper. Had Magnafilter demonstrated. TV at night. To bed late.” Magnafilter was a TV add-on to make the picture appear larger.