1976 – Peninsulan

January 1976

  • Annual meeting
  • Annual report discusses corporate responsibilities
  • Burglar-proof your home
  • Cafeteria survey
  • HP computers go to South Pole
  • HP LEDs big in digital watches
  • New home
  • Open house
  • Special handling team
  • Summer-hire applications due
  • Terry voted WEMA chairman

February 1976

  • 3805A calibrated at CSC
  • Addition to building begun
  • Dave Sahlit awarded Hope Workshop
  • Dividend declared
  • Fort Collins and Avondale
  • Fort Collins plant site
  • Fund drive scheduled
  • HP-65 software offered
  • HP plans new Colorado plant
  • HP’s Sahlit honored by Hope Workshop
  • individual achievement
  • IRS says SDI not deductible
  • Jean Baer of Printing Services omitted by name in 20-year award list
  • Jean’s letter regarding having her name omitted from 20-year awards, and editor’s reply
  • Jose Grapa appointed Latin America area manager
  • Manufacturing Div. new die-casting shop
  • Officers chosen
  • Open house – Redwood City
  • Measurement/Computation News cited for excellence
  • Photo of snowball fight
  • Publication cited for excellence
  • Retirement benefits expanded
  • “Rock salt by the stone” spoof
  • Thrift shop needs used goods
  • Toys for Tots award certificate
  • Toys for Tots photo

March 1976

  • ’75 performance reviewed
  • Advertising policy
  • After-hours course offered on HP-65
  • Bob Turner named marketing manager
  • Collection for Guatemalan relief
  • Commute bus stop at Gemco
  • Deer Creek facility bombed
  • Ferrell addresses group at Management Seminar
  • First quarter
  • Grimm elected to Los Altos City Council
  • Leave of absence
  • Minicomputer system used in measuring brain wave
  • Myrt McClintock and Herb Hancock feted
  • Portable printing calculator
  • Reno bargain – Mike Schoendorf
  • Ski Club plans rafting trip
  • Sixth Annual

April 1976

  • 35-year old 200B is alive and well
  • Bike racks in Cupertino
  • Construction photo
  • Darts has become popular sport
  • DT offers lease plans on CRT terminals
  • Famous redwood in Palo Alto re-measured
  • Garden plots available
  • Growth continues
  • How to choose calculators demonstrations
  • HP stand on Prop. 15 on June ’76 ballot Joe Perez voted M.V. mayor
  • Larry’s accidental death
  • Lease plan for Data Terminals products
  • Ken Hurst wins golf honors
  • Opening photo
  • Puppet show on safety
  • Rae Zapella and her sand-and-sawdust garden
  • Semiconductor exhibition in San Mateo
  • Thanks from Patty

May 1976

  • Bob Kirkwood named government affairs administrator
  • Building 18 back on headquarters switchboard
  • Company cars for sale
  • Donations up 30%
  • El Camino Hospital orders HP system
  • Flyer insert
  • Hewlett heads United Way effort
  • Honesty in business
  • Honored for world trade role
  • HP attends minority “fair”
  • HP-27 introduced
  • HP participates in S.F. Twin Bicentennial Science and
  • Industry Expo
  • Kirkwood named govt. affairs administrator
  • Las Cumbres Amateur Radio Club
  • Perez voted M.V. mayor
  • Retirement
  • Same as above
  • Schedule for ’77 and ’78
  • Site acquired in San Jose to be initially occupied by Microwave Semiconductor Division
  • Tapestry ‘n Talent festival in San Jose
  • Turner named marketing manager at TV

June 1976

  • Bicentennial art
  • Cavier retires
  • Delcon’s JA company sweeps awards
  • Elected to Executive Comm. Of Santa Clara Valley Section. IEEE
  • Elected secretary and general counsel
  • First half earnings
  • Fleet car drawing
  • Hewlett and Packard receive Vermilye Award
  • HP 3000 Series II introduced
  • Indian school to be built at Birdsprings, Ariz.
  • Named Director of Personnel
  • Named general manager of Customer Service Division
  • Named “1976 distinguished alumnus” by school of liberation, U of Washington
  • Named to VP of Human Relations
  • Named VP, patents and licenses
  • Photo taken at above exhibit
  • Presented to Dr. Dertouzos
  • Presented to Dr. Director
  • Three new calculators introduced
  • Tips on completing medical claim forms
  • Towle ends 25-year career

July 1976

  • 1976 Winners
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • GC/Mass Spectrometer being used Montreal Olympics
  • Honesty in business speech by Dave Packard
  • HP drops options on San Jose site
  • Kreg Martin, HP science champ
  • Last chance to claim lost and found items
  • Light rail transit
  • Margaret Bailes, US sprinter at Mexico Olympics
  • MBA courses (photo)
  • “National showdown for HP Jr. Achievers”
  • Schroeder named to head Corporate Development
  • Soup and salad bar
  • Stock index listing
  • Stop those chain letters
  • SRI needs volunteers for tension headache survey
  • Use tie lines

August 1976

  • Annual blood drive
  • Corporate Marketing Services Olympics
  • CRT terminals wins “IR-100″ honors
  • Death announcement
  • Discount tickets
  • Elected president of Palo Alto School Board
  • Elected asst. treasurer and officer of HP
  • Harvest time photo
  • HP components aboard Viking
  • HP gears up for United Way drive
  • (Insert)
  • Named engineering manager of Instrument Group
  • Named general manager of Calculator Products Group
  • Named general manager of Santa Clara Division
  • Named vice president
  • Photo of float in 4th of July parade
  • Photo of honorary degree from Yale
  • Picnic photo
  • Sailing
  • Security fence to go up
  • Technical readers again needed
  • Trip planned

September 1976

  • 5-session workshop presented at YWCA September
  • Calendars given those who deposit $100 or more
  • Cosby, HP computer help sell Fords
  • Crafts fair at Data Systems
  • Daughter of Art McCarty and Modupe Ashiru of Nigeria (photo)
  • Editorial AND feature story
  • Janet Johnson appointed to B of D
  • Ken Pocek of SID in “The Great Race”
  • Lumm elected president of Nat’l Assn. of Accountants, Peninsula Chapter
  • Lynn Walker, HP Labs, in horse race from Squaw Valley to Auburn
  • New division to be located in Boise
  • Newly formed division
  • Saving water is serious business
  • Third quarter
  • Which United Way
  • Vietnamese girl subject of United Way feature
  • Volunteers needed for Mental Health Agency

October 1976

  • Birdsprings, Arizona school for Navajos
  • Company of the year winners
  • Elected VP
  • HP jet schedules
  • HP vanpool
  • Kurt wins again
  • Kurt Doehlert wins first prize in woodcarving
  • November 18 set as put aside cigarette day
  • Porter’s death
  • Scouts explore computers with HP help
  • Swine flu immunization

November 1976

  • Address correct?
  • Changes in retirement plan
  • Club plans two Canadian trips
  • CSG Under the Big Top
  • “Earthquacks” — HP women’s soccer team photo
  • HP surpasses goal
  • Girls’ Club honors Cookie
  • Minck heads standards group
  • Option on site in San Jose
  • Phone costs
  • Photo of flue shots being administered
  • Photo of “witch” cashier in HP cafeteria
  • Products and early photos of HP included in Cultural Center exhibit
  • Saint Clare Hook and Ladder firefighter brigade photo
  • Third annual fair
  • Toy drive

December 1976

  • Annual meeting scheduled
  • Area teens go to school at HP
  • Courses offered
  • Feature article
  • Galileo scholarship
  • HP to protest IRS proposal
  • New headquarters building in Rolling Meadows
  • Photo – Packard major gift chairman
  • Recognition of his fund-raising service to Stanford
  • Recognition of Petrak’s fund raising service to Stanford
  • Record quarter lifts ’76 earnings
  • Review courses offered at
  • Schedule for Christmas & New Year
  • What to do before the W-2 arrives