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440 Int’l. = Internet Web page:
440.com/twtd/today.html Those Were the Days.
AAM = Alaska Airlines Magazine,
AAP = Art After Pieces, Ward
Kimball, 1964, Pocket Books, NY.
AARP = AARP The Magazine,
American Association of Retired People.
Acad = Academy, Newsletter of
the California Academy of Sciences.
ACC = Austin, Nevada, Chamber
A.Com = Amazon.Com Internet
book ad, e-mail spam.
ADH = Arthur D. Howard,
Geologic History of Middle California, 1979, Univ. of California
ADN = Anchorage Daily News,
Adv. E. Tufte = A mailout for a one-day course by
Edward Tufte, author of "Envisioning Information" and "The Visual
Display of Quantitative Information."
AFROAM-L = Afro-American Archives, Internet, 2/95,
today in History.
AFP = Agence Française
AH = American History Magazine
AHHT = American History
Magazine, Historic Traveler insert.
AHD = American Heritage
Dictionary, ed. William Morris, 1971, Am Her. Publ &
AHDD = Automobile History Day
by Day, Douglas A. Wick, 1997.
AHM = Aviation History
AHS = Austin, Nevada,
AJSF The Argonaut Journal of
the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, Vol. 14. No. 2,
A&IP = America and Its
Presidents, Earl Schenk Miers, 1964, Tempo Books, Gross &
Alg = Algebra, Structure and
Method Book I, 1990, Houghton Miflin.
AM = Archeology Magazine, the
Archeological Inst. of America. www.archology.org
AMNHDT = American Museum of Natural History
Discovery Tours Brochure
AOL = America On Line,
retrieved from the Internet.
AP = Associated Press
APM = Australian Prime
Ministers edited by Michelle Grattan, © 2000, reprinted 2001,
Published in Australia by New Holland Publishers, 14 Aquatic Drive,
Frenchs Forest NSW 2086, ISBN 1 86436 756 3.
Arch = Archeology Magazine
ASCTS = A Star Called the Sun, George Gamow, 1964,
ATC = Across the Centuries,
Social Studies Text ed. by Armento, Nash, Salter,
Wixson, 1991 Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston.
AWAM = America West Airline
AWC = The Almanac of
World Crime, Jay Robert Nash, 1982.
BAAC = Bay Area Accordion Club
BAAC PN = Bay Area Accordion Club Program Notes,
Ken Chambers, 1/8/96.
Baker = Justinian: The Last
Roman Emperor by G.P. Baker, Cooper Square Press, 2002.
Bay = Bay Nature magazine, An
Exploration of San Francisco Bay Area nature.
BD = Becton Dickinson,
employee letters, memos, etc.
Beat. For. = Beatles Forever, Starlog Comm Int'l,
BEP = Bureau of Electronic
Publishing, CD-ROM, Multimedia World History, 1994.
BFST = "Beloved Friend" The
Story of Tchaikovsky and Nadejda Von Meck by Catherine Drinker Bowen
and Barbara Von Meck, Random House, 1937.
BHT = A Brief History of Time,
Stephen Hawking, 1988, Bantam.
BJSJ = The Business Journal,
serving San Jose and Silicon Valley.
BLM = US Bureau of Land
BLW = Brahms: His Life and
Work, Karl Geiringer, 1934, 1963 ed.
BMTI = Bull Market Technical
Investor, an online newsletter, (2000).
BN = Baltic News, a community
newsletter published every 3 months by the Baltic Council of
BS = Baltimore’s The Sun
Buckeye = San Bruno Mountain Watch information
BWH = The Book of World
Horoscopes by Nicholas Campion (1988 Aquarian Press).
Calg. Glen. = Calgary, Canada, Glenbow Museum
public handout. Article by assoc. curator L. Christensen, 1996.
CAM = Canadian Airlines
Magazine, Transcontinental Publ., Toronto.
Canada = Canada: A Modern History, J. Bartlet
Brebner, Univ. of Mich. 1960.
Carmignano = Carmignano wine bottle label, 1997,
CAS = California Academy of
Sciences adult & family education brochure.
CBC = Charles B. Compton: "Born
to Fly: Some Life Sketches of Lieutenant Colonel William P. Benedict
of California" (2002).
CDWR = California Dept. Water
Resources, brochure, 2002.
CSWP = California State Water
Project, brochure, 2002.
CFA = Canadian Farmer's
Almanac, Vol. 179, ed. by Peter Geiger. PO Box, 1609
Lewiston, Maine, USA 04241.
CG = California Gold, a series
of video tapes on California history with Huell Howser.
CHA = Colma, Ca., Historical
Cinemayyat = Publication for the 4th annual Arab
Film Festival in San Francisco, Sep 7, 2000. 415-564-2203
CJ = Cassette Jacket
CLTIH = CityLine Today in
History, San Francisco Chronicle/Examiner Info Service. Today in
CM = Compuserve Magazine
CMW = Chronology of the Modern
World, Neville Williams, David McKay Co., 1968ed.
CO = Compuserve Online
COE = Compuserve Online
CNN = Cable News Network
CNT = CondeNast Traveler
Cont = Continental Airlines
CP = Canadian Press
CSM = Christian Science Monitor
CSOE = Compuserve Online
CT = Chicago Tribune
CU = Catholic Update
CVG = Columbia Visitors Guide
CW = California Wild, Magazine
of the California Academy of Sciences
CYBX = Cyberonics Corp. annual
CyCEO = Cypres Semiconductor: statement by CEO Dr.
T.J. Rogers to the Senate committee on governmental affairs...
DA = Dailyaid 1992, The Silent
Secretary, Woolworth, NY.
DAH = Documents of American
History, Henry Steele Commanger, 3rd ed., F S. Crofts & Co, NY,
Daly City Fog Cutter = Daly City, Ca., community newsletter.
DataDragon = DataDragon,
DBD = Day By Day: The Fifties
(Facts on File).
DC = Discovery Channel (TV).
DCFD = Daly City Fire
Department, Centennial presentation
DD-EVTT = David Dineley, Earth’s Voyage Through
Time, 1974, A.A. Knopf, N.Y.
[Excellent summary of geologic history.]
DFP = Detroit Free Press
Disc = Discovery Channel TV
DM = Dick Morris, descendent of
inventors Hiram and John Pitts.
DoW = "Dictionary of Wars" by
George Childs Kohn, copyright 1999. Printed by Checkmark Books, 11
Penn Plaza, New York NY 10001. Retail was $22.95.
DPCP = Liner notes from 24
color postcard collection of impressionist paintings from the Art
Inst. of Chicago by Dover Publ. 1984.
Dr = Draugas: The Friend,
Lithuanian daily newspaper, 4545 W. 63rd St., Chicago, Ill.
312-585-9500, fax: 312-585-8284, Draugas@Earthlink.net
DrEE = Draugas, English
DT Internet =
http://www.davesfunstuff.com/6300main.html, current David Tanny
E&IH = The Earth and Its
History, Richard Foster Flint, 1973, W.W. Norton, N.Y.
EAWC = Exploring Ancient World
Cultures, 1996, Web page.
EofA = Eleanor of Aquitane: The
Mother Queen, by Desmond Seward, Dorset Press, 1978.
EB = Encyclopedia Britannica.
Year in Review
Echo = Newsletter for Becton
Econ = The Economist magazine
Econ Sp = The Economist magazine, special insert.
EMN = Early Music News, San
ElMus = Electronic Musician
Enc of Africa = Encyclopedia of Africa, Franklin
Watts, publ., 1976, London.
enRoute = enRoute, Air Canada Airline Magazine,
Nov. '95, Feb.'96.
Esq = Esquire Magazine
EntW = Entertainment Weekly
EW = Eye witness account. I,
Algis Ratnikas, was there.
EWH = Encyclopedia of World
History, ed. by W.L. Langer, 4th ed., Houghton Mifflin, 1968.
Exc = Excursions, Reno Air
EXC = Excite History Chat,
Disc.Ch. = Discovery Channel, Cable TV, San
F = Forbes Magazine
FAMSF = Fine Arts Museums of SF, internet letter.
FB = Fresno Bee
FineArts = A publication by the Museums of San
Fin. Post = The Financial Post, Canada's Business
FT = Financial Times
Fremontia = Journal of the California Native Plant
G = Gateways, Quarterly
newsletter of the Golden Gate Nat’l Parks Association.
GAAE = Grolier’s Amer. Acad.
GDC = The Great Daly City
Historical Trivia Book advertising flyer.
GDCH = The Great Daly City
Historical Trivia Book by Bunny Gillespie, 1986.
GEG = Gnat’s Eye Gnus, UM
alumni newsletter from the Biology Dept.
GEH = Great Events From
History, Magill & Weltin, Vol 1, Salem Press, 1972.
GenIV = Genesis, The Alumni
magazine of St. Ignatius College Preparatory (San Francisco), Winter
G&M = The Globe and Mail,
Canada's National Newspaper.
GH-ADH = Geologic History of Middle California by
Arthur D. Howard, 1979, UC Press.
GQ = Greenpeace Quarterly,
GTP = “Gateway to the
Peninsula: A History of the City of Daly City” by Samuel C.
Chandler, City Librarian, 1973.
Guar = The Guardian,
Harvard BDM = The Harvard Brief Dictionary of
Music, Willi Apel & Ralph T. Daniel, 1967 ed., Wash. Square
HBDM = Horizon, the Becton
HC = History Channel: Various
TV shows i.e. "The Last Mass Execution."
= "Today in History," Based on
The History Channnel Television Series" copyright 2003 A&E
HCB = History Channel Book,
HCQ = History Channel Quiz, WWW
page, today on HistoryNet.
Hem = Hemispheres, United
Airlines onboard monthly magazine.
HFA = Harris' Farmer's Almanac,
1996, Harris Publ., N.Y.
HIR = Helena, The Independent
Record, daily of Helena, Montana
H of L = History of Lithuania
(Lietuvos Istorija), Doc. Pr. Penkauskas, Kaunas, 1931
HN = History Net, Internet,
Today in History.
HNC = HistoryNet Communique
HND = History Net Digest,
HNQ = HistoryNet daily Quiz,
Horizon = Horizon, The Becton Dickinson Magazine,
1 Becton Dr., Franklin Lakes, N.J.
HoS = History of Spain, Charles
E. Chapman, MacMillan Co., NY, 1918
Based on the work of Rafael
HT = Historic Traveler Magazine
HTnet = History Today,
IBCC = Int’l Business
Communication’s Council, What’s Up in Factories brochure.
ICN = ICN Pharmaceuticals,
I&I = Ideas and
Information, Arno Penzias, 1989, Touchstone, NY, NY.
I&WWI = Imperialism and
World War I, Vol XIII, 1966, Golden Press, NY.
IHub = Investors Hub,
Ind = The Independent, serving
Daly City, Brisbane and Colma, Ca.
INV = Inside Napa Valley, Napa
Valley Publ. Co.
IPS = Inter Press Service
IS = The Idaho Statesman
Ist.L.H. = History of Old
Lithuania, (Istorija, Senu Senove, Lietuvos Istorija), Esmaitis,
1948, Dillingenas ties Dunojum.
ITV = Inside the Vatican.
IW = Information Week, daily
high tech business info download.
Jap. Enc. = Japan Encyclopedia, Boye Lafatette De
Mente, 1995, Passport Books, Lincolnwood, Ill.
K.I.-365D = Keith G. Irwin, The 365 Days, The
Story of Our Calendar, 1963, T.Y. Crowell Co., N.Y.
KMB = Kohl Mansion Brochure,
KRN = Knight Ridder Newspapers
LaPen = La Peninsula, The
Journal of the San Mateo Historical Society
LAT = Los Angeles Times
LC = Lithuanian Calendar, 24th
edition, Toronto, 1998.
LCNT = Latimer County New
LCTH = Library of Congress,
Today in History
L.C.-W.P. = Leonard Cotrell, The Warrior
Pharaohs, 1968, Evans Brothers Ltd, London.
LGC-HCS = Harold C. Schonberg, Lives of the Great
Composers, 1970, W.W. Norton & Co., N.Y.
LHC = Lithuanian History
Calendar, Tomas Baranauskas: email@example.com
LHS = Lawrence Hall of Science,
LP = Land&People, a
quarterly magazine of the Trust for Public Land, www.tpl.org
LSA = LSA Magazine, Univ.
LT = Lan Times, a McGraw Hill
Magazine for Enterprise Networking.
Maggio = http://shoga.wwa.com/~mjm/almanac2.html,
MC = www.MightyCool.com
MofB = Mysteries of the Bible
on the Arts and Entertainment TV network.
MofE = Murmurs of Earth, Carl
Sagan et al., Random House, 1978.
MH = Military History Magazine,
MM = Money Magazine
MoTV = Movies on TV, 1977,ed.
by Steven H. Scheuer.
MT = Michigan Today, (10/94,
Vol. 26, No.3), (10/95, Vol 27, No.3).
MWH = Multimedia World History,
Bureau of Electronic Publishing, 1994.
NAS-BM = National Academy of Sciences,
Biographical Memoir, Internet.
NH, Nat. Hist. = Natural History, the monthly
magazine of the American Museum of Natural History.
New Media = New Media Magazine, A Multimedia
NG = National Geographic.
NGM = National Geographic Map
NMWA = National Museum of Women
in the Arts magazine
NOHY = The Next One Hundred
Years, Jonathan Weiner, 3/1990, Bantam.
NPub = NASA Publication
NPR = National Public Radio.
NPS-CNM = National Park Service, Cabrillo National
NW = Newsweek Magazine, SAS =
Special Advertising Section.
NYT = New York Times newspaper
NYTBR = New York Times Book Review
OAH = Organization of American
OG = Olga’s Gallery,
O.M.H.-R.L = The Origin of Modern Humans, Roger
Lewin, 1993, Scientific Am. Lib.
OAPOC-T.H. = On a Piece of Chalk, Thomas Henry
Huxley, Ed. & Intro by Loren Eisely,
Scribner, NY, 1967.
OGA = Oxford Univ., Gabe’s
ON = Old News, 3 West Brandt Blvd., Landisville,
OTD = www.on-this-day.com
OT = The Ottomans, Andrew
Wheatcroft, Viking, 1993.
Panic = The Panic of 1837,
Reginald Charles, McGrane, 1924, Phoenix ed. 1965.
PC = Post Card
PG = Program Guide, usually
associated with the subject of the entry.
PM = Parade Magazine
Park = The Park, Quarterly News
and Information for members and friends of the Golden Gate National
PacDis = Pacific Discovery,
Calif. Academy of Sciences, Vol.47, No.2.
PBS-TV = Public Broadcasting Television
PCh = The People's Chronology,
James Trager, Henry Holt & Co. 1992 ed.
PC Comp. = PC Computing. A computer magazine of
PCTA = Pacific Crest Trail
PI = Peninsula Independent, 824
Cowan Rd., Burlingame Ca.
415-692-9406, fax 415-692-7587
PGA = Poor Gabriel’s Almanac,
PG-Comm = Peter Gessner, e-mail correction.
PNI = The Pacific Northwest
Inlander, a weekly newsmagazine for Spokane, Eastern Washington and
PNM = Program Notes for the SF
Magnificat presentation of La Grandmere amoureuse.
Polar Times = The Polar Times Magazine
PP = Power Politics by
Arundhati Roy, 2001, South End Press, 7 Brookline St. #1 -
PR = Press Release
PSS = Pacific Stars and
Stripes, US military paper.
PTA = Popes Through the Ages,
PWG = Peasant War in Germany,
Frederick Engels, 1850.
Quick Topic: http://www.quicktopic.com/5/H/R5KoBw9gteAvK9sjwPE
RBI = Recorded Books, Inc. Box
409, Charlotte Hall, MD, 20622
1-800-638-1304, 270 Skipjack Rd., Prince
Frederick, Md., 20678
RC handout = Roaring Camp Memorial Day 5/27/96,
American Civil War Assoc. re-enactment.
Reuters = Reuters News
RFH-MDHP = Robert F. Heizer, MAN’S DISCOVERY OF
HIS PAST, A Sourcebook of Original Articles, 1973, Peek Publ., Palo
Alto, Ca. (RFH-MDHP, 1969, p.xx)
R.M.-P.H.C = R.A. Stewart Macalister, THE
PHILISTINES, Their History and Civilization, The Schweich Lectures
1911, 1965, Argonaut Inc, Chicago, Ill.
RNR = Reno News and Reviews,
Chico Community Publ., Chico, Ca.
RTH = Reuter's Today in History
SAM = Scientific American Mind
SB = Site Brochure
SC = Scope Systems, Today in
SCal = Safeway Calendar
SCTC = A Star Called the Sun,
George Gamow, 1964, Viking Press, N.Y.
SD = Stonehenge Decoded by
Gerald Hawkins (1965) ISBN-0-88029-147-8
SFE = San Francisco Examiner
SFC = San Francisco Chronicle
SFCM = San Francisco Chronicle
SFEC = San Francisco Examiner
& Chronicle (Sunday ed.)
SFEM = San Francisco Examiner
SFL = Code word for San
SFME = Southern Fossil
& Mineral Exchange Newsletter, French Market, New Orleans.
SI-WPC = St. Ignatius High School, San Francisco,
Winter Pops Concert notes.
SJBJ = The Business Journal
serving San Jose and Silicon Valley. (Vol 13, No.36)
SJM = San Jose Mercury News
SJSVB = The San Jose and
Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Sky = Sky, Delta Airlines
Sm. = Smithsonian Magazine.
SMBA = St. Michaels Business
Association, Visitor’s Welcome Brochure.
SMBP = San Mateo Ballot
SMH = Sydney Morning Herald
Smith. = Smithsonian,
Smithsonian Assoc., Wash. DC. (4/95)(5/95)
SMMB = San Mateo Museum
SMTS = San Mateo Times
Sp = Spirit, The Southwest
SS = Scope Systems, Today in
SSF = South San Francisco, a
History by Linda Kaufman, 1976
SSFC = Sunday SF Chronicle,
beginning Nov 26, 2000.
ST = The Seattle Times
StuAus = Study in Austria , Austrian Rector's
Conference & Austrian Academic Exchange Service, April, 1995,
TAI = Timeline of the
automotive industry: http://www.ai-online.com/history/index.htm
T&L = Travel and Leisure
TAR = Timberline Software Corp.
1996 Annual Report.
Tat = The Tattler, a Journal of
the History Guild of Daly City.
TB-Comm = Tomas Baranauskas, Lithuanian historian,
TB, LC = Lithuanian Historical
Calendar, compiled by Tomas Baranauskas. - Vilnius: Zara, 1999.
T.E.-J.B. = Time Exposure: A Photographic Record
of the Dinosaur Age, Jane Bur-ton, Dougal Dixon, Beaufort Books,
TGR = Taylor’s Guide to Roses,
ed. by Peter Schneider, 1995, Houghton Mifflin NY.
THC = The History Channel
THM = Travelhost Magazine,
TJOK = The Jews of Khazaria by
Kevin A. Brook
TLC = The Learning Channel,
Battles That Changed the World
TLFDF = Tenth Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival
Program Guide, 7/6/96, Chicago, Ill.
TL-MB = Time Lines, ed. by
Mitchell Beazley, Mitchell Beazley Publ. Ltd, London, 1988)
TMC = Time Magazine Covers,
Time Inc. Magazine Co., 1994
TMP = The Miracle Planet, The
Third Planet, Video, KCTS, 1987, “ 1992, Reader's .Digest
TMPV = The Travels of Marco
Polo the Venetian, tr. & ed. William Marsden, re-ed. by
Thomas Wright, illust. by Jon Corbino, Doubleday,
TNG = The New Gravitation, H.
Arthur Klein, J.B. Lipincott Co. N.Y., 1971.
TOH = The Timetables of
History, by Bernard Grun based on Werner Stein’s Kulturfahrplan,
Simon & Shuster Touchstone ed. N.Y., 1982.
TVM = TV Movies, 1975 edition,
ed. by Leonard Maltin
TW = Tony Wheeler, founder
Lonely Planet travel books, e-mail.
UCSF = Frontiers of Medicine,
USAT = USA Today
USAW = USA Weekend, Sunday
USBF = US Baltic
USDI = US Dept. of the
Interior, brochure, Battle Mountain, Nevada
USLC = US Lib. Of Congress.
V.D.-H.K. = Charles Van Doren,
History of Knowledge, 1991, Ballantine Books, N.Y.
VH1 = Television Station
Video MP = Video, The Miracle Planet, The Third
Planet, KCTS, 1987, “ 1992, Reader's Digest
V. Sun = The Vancouver Sun, a
daily newspaper of British Columbia.
WA = World Almanac and WA
WaP = Washington Post
WBO = World Book Encyclopedia
WC = War of 1812 Consortium,
Journal of the War of 1812 and the Era 1800 to 1840.
WCG = Wine Country Guide, Your
Guide to Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties, July 1995,
WDA = Woolworth Dailyaide [see
WGN-BTL = Superstation WGN, Bozo Timeline
Wikipedia = www.Wikipedia.org
Wired = Wired Magazine, a
publication of Wired Ventures, SF, Ca.
WH = World History, 4th ed.,
1994, D.C. Heath)
WM = The World’s Money: Int’l.
Banking from Bretton Woods to the Brink of Insolvency by Michael
Moffitt, Simon & Schuster, 1983.
WP = The White Plague, Rene and
Jean Dubos, 1952, Little, Brown & Co.
WPR = World Press Review, The
Stanley Foundation, NYC, 700 Broadway, 212-982-8880
WSJ = Wall Street Journal
WSUAN = Wayne State Univ. Alumni News, Alumni
House, 441 Ferry Mall, Det. Mi., 48202, 313-577-2300
WT-NWA = World Traveler, Northwest Airlines
WUD = Webster's Unabridged
Dictionary, 1994, Barnes & Noble.
WW = Wild West Magazine,
WW2D = World War II, Day by Day, Doris Kindersley
Publ., NY, 2001.
WWofA = Who's Who of Accordionists, publ. by Texas
WWW, WC = http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/WORLD.HTM
XXIA = XXI Amzius, Lithuanian
YB = Yahoo online Britannica
YD = York Dispatch, reporter
YN = YarraNet,
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