[tz] U.S. 1946-1966 dst
j.madziarczyk at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 00:56:20 UTC 2014
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Tim Parenti <tim at timtimeonline.com> wrote:
> For a more narrative overview, I've also found "Spring Forward: The Annual
> Madness of Daylight Saving Time" by Michael Downing (2005, ISBN 1593760531)
> to be an entertaining and informative read. It doesn't skimp on details,
> but at the expense of some thoroughness and organization (from a data
> standpoint), it tells a good story of how we got into the whole mess in the
> first place. It also cites a large number of supporting references, so
> depending on the areas/years you're looking for, it could be helpful.
> Tim Parenti
> On 10 December 2014 at 17:28, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>> On 12/10/2014 02:01 PM, John Madziarczyk wrote:
>>> I apologize is this question has been asked many times before, but is
>>> there any publication out there that lists all the observances and
>>> non-observances of Daylight Savings Time in the U.S. in the years between
>>> the end of World War II and the Uniform Time Act?
>>> John Madziarczyk
>> The best publication I know of for that is Shanks's American Atlas, cited
>> in the 'northamerica' file. Shanks is notoriously unreliable for time
>> stamps outside the US but my vague impression (without really checking
>> this) is that he's more reliable for time stamps within the U.S. between WW
>> II and 1990 or so.
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