Money In, Money Out

In Muscatine on Thursday, March 15, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30.  My salary check $146.25 & holiday check $14.00 came.  Paid coal bill $37, groceries $40.  Took Stanley to the plant in the afternoon a little while.  TV at night.  Letter from Marie.”  Marie was Dale’s sister.  That $146.25 would be $1,361.65 in 2016 dollars.

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