Oyster Stew

In Muscatine on Wednesday, December 5, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30.  Replaced both front spindles, tightened left front shock absorber & adjusted steering for $18+.  Stanley home sick with stomach flu.  Doctor here in afternoon a few minutes.  Paid $6 book, gas & lights & sanitation, etc.  Oyster stew for supper.”  Those car repairs would cost $170 in 2016 dollars.

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