Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Here are some photos featuring Kansas farm boy – Dan Gardner taken in June, 1947.

Here we see Dan in front of some kind of pre-historic computer.

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Kansas Farm Boy, Dan Gardner in his room seated at his desk with 4-H club ribbons awarded to him on his many projects. © Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Farmer Boy Dan Gardner with roan Shorthorn and Hereford (white faced).© Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Farmer Boy Dan Gardner with baby calf. © Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

Before the scientists figured out the evil formula for the hog feed, hogs were fed skim milk and Oreo cookies.

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Kansas Farm Boy Dan Gardner feeding a mixture of his and his father's hogs skim milk.© Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

Late dinner with the family, the clock shows 7:50PM.

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Kansas Farm Boy, Dan Gardner having meal with his parents.© Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

Malted milk – the gateway drink to other malted beverages.

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Kansas Farm Boy, Dan Gardner (2R) with friends in drug store having malted milk.© Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

After a cup of malted milk, the only thing you want is some square-dancing. The kid seated next to the door looks like he is doing community service, the girl standing on the right stuck her tongue out; must be thirsty for some of that milk.

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Kansas Farm Boy, Dan Gardner (center) at 4-H square dance.© Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland

Old Photos: One Day In Life Of Kansas Farm Boy

Kansas Farm Boy, Dan Gardner in his room seated at his desk with 4-H club ribbons awarded to him on his many projects.© Time Inc. Wallace Kirkland