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Name Semones, JoAnn
Notes According to JoAnn Semones:
"In our materials, there is a story about the E.D. Patrick, a military transport ship on which he sailed to Japan in 1949. Six months after his arrival, my mother, younger sister, and I followed. We arrived just after I celebrated my 4th birthday aboard the ship in October. The voyage and the ship are my first memories and are what stimulated my life long interest in ships and the sea."
Role Writer
Born 10/28/1945
Birthplace Midland, Texas
Occupation Maritime author and historian (2002-recent)

She was a consultant with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Program (2004-2007), President of the Board of Directors for the Ombudsman Program of San Mateo County (2002), consultant on maritime history for the Half Moon Bay History Association, a member of the Museum Founders Committee, worked for Small Businesses Association (SBA) from 1968 to 1980, worked as a reporter for the Sun newspaper from 1969-1970, ran as a candidate for San Francisco council in 1970, worked for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from April 8. 1980 to Feburary 24, 2001, and worked at the Ombudsman program of San Mateo County from 1999 to 2002.
Titles & honors National Bronze medals for Commendable Service for work for EPA (c. 1990s)

Recieved a certficate as a volunteer for Plover Watch in 2001.
Education Ph.D and MPA in public adminstration at Golden Gate University in San Francisco (March 17, 1993; June 10, 1978)

BA in journalism at California State University, Northridge (formerly San Fernando Valley State College) in June 1972
Places of residence Half Moon Bay, CA
Father George Semones
Mother Grace Semones
Spouse Julie Barrow
Relationships married her partner of 25 years, Julie Barrow in August 2008; ceremony took placer aboard the steamship Sherman (formerly the General Frank M. Coxe) berthed in Burlingame

Associated Records

Image of 2017.008.014 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, photographic forms, postcards, laminated photos, film strips, originals and photocopies of images. Originals of copied items 2017.008.014.016-2017.008.014.019, 2017.008.014.055, and 2017.008.014.83 are located in SMCHA Archives under F.A. 72-511, 426.9, 426.8, 426.22, 426.7, and 426.6.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.014.001-2017.008.014.155.

2017.008.014 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, photographic forms, postcards, laminated photos, film strips, originals and photocopies of images. Originals of copied items 2017.008.014.016-2017.008.014.019, 2017.008.014.055, and 2017.008.014.83 are located in SMCHA Archives under F.A. 72-511, 426.9, 426.8, 426.22, 426.7, and 426.6. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.014.001-2017.008.014.155.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, photographic forms, postcards, laminated photos, film strips, originals and photocopies of images. Originals of copied items 2017.008.014.016-2017.008.014.019, 2017.008.014.055, and 2017.008.014.83 are located in SMCHA Archives under F.A. 72-511, 426.9, 426.8, 426.22, 426.7, and 426.6. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.014.001-2017.008.014.155.

2017.008.026.001 - Recordings of Captain George W. Semones, USAF, 1949. One CD-R in a black sleeve. Includes several recordings to both Grace Semones and her children, JoAnn & Vicky from two records (both sides) made from a recording machine on the third floor of the PX in Tokyo, Japan done on May 15, 1949 & June 12, 1949. CD also comes with a cassette tape with same recordings as the CD, and several transcribed pages of the recordings. Dimensions: 4.625 x 4.5

Recordings of Captain George W. Semones, USAF, 1949. One CD-R in a black sleeve. Includes several recordings to both Grace Semones and her children, JoAnn & Vicky from two records (both sides) made from a recording machine on the third floor of the PX in Tokyo, Japan done on May 15, 1949 & June 12, 1949. CD also comes with a cassette tape with same recordings as the CD, and several transcribed pages of the recordings. Dimensions: 4.625 x 4.5

Image of 2017.008.015.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about lighthouse keepers of Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine and newsletter articles, an oral history CD, typed and handwritten notes, original and photocopies of images, and other information regarding the head keepers of Pigeon Point Lighthouse from 1878-1980s, and assistant keepers from 1878-2011. 

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.001.001-2017.008.015.001.032G.

2017.008.015.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about lighthouse keepers of Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine and newsletter articles, an oral history CD, typed and handwritten notes, original and photocopies of images, and other information regarding the head keepers of Pigeon Point Lighthouse from 1878-1980s, and assistant keepers from 1878-2011. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.001.001-2017.008.015.001.032G.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about lighthouse keepers of Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine and newsletter articles, an oral history CD, typed and handwritten notes, original and photocopies of images, and other information regarding the head keepers of Pigeon Point Lighthouse from 1878-1980s, and assistant keepers from 1878-2011. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.001.001-2017.008.015.001.032G.

Image of 2017.008.015.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about shipwrecks near Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence; newspaper clippings; magazine and website articles; printed and handwritten notes; student papers, reprints; and other information regarding various shipwrecks of ships Carrier Pigeon, Sir John Franklin, Coya/Hellespont; J.M. Seaver/San Vicente, Columbia and the people associated with these ships mentioned in the book Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.032A-B, 2017.008.015.002.121A-B, and 2017.008.015.002.124 are located in SMCHA Archives under 81-29. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.040A-K are located in SMCHA Archives under No 1134. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.074A-D are located in SMCHA Archives under 2148.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.002.001A-2017.008.015.002.139C.

2017.008.015.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about shipwrecks near Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence; newspaper clippings; magazine and website articles; printed and handwritten notes; student papers, reprints; and other information regarding various shipwrecks of ships Carrier Pigeon, Sir John Franklin, Coya/Hellespont; J.M. Seaver/San Vicente, Columbia and the people associated with these ships mentioned in the book Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.032A-B, 2017.008.015.002.121A-B, and 2017.008.015.002.124 are located in SMCHA Archives under 81-29. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.040A-K are located in SMCHA Archives under No 1134. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.074A-D are located in SMCHA Archives under 2148. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.002.001A-2017.008.015.002.139C.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about shipwrecks near Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence; newspaper clippings; magazine and website articles; printed and handwritten notes; student papers, reprints; and other information regarding various shipwrecks of ships Carrier Pigeon, Sir John Franklin, Coya/Hellespont; J.M. Seaver/San Vicente, Columbia and the people associated with these ships mentioned in the book Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Original of copied items 2017.008.015.002.032A-B, 2017.008.015.002.121A-B, and 2017.00

Image of 2017.008.015.003 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting shipwreck research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: email correspondence, photos, notes, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, poetry, restrictive information, text excerpts, and other information regarding various shipwrecks of ships Point Arena, Pilgrim, Western Spirit, Ohio No. 3, BARC, and other ships and the people associated with these ships mentioned in the book Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Originals of copied items 2017.008.015.003.022A-B and 2017.008.015.003.095 are located in SMCHA Archives under 81-29.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.003.001-2017.008.015.003.180.

2017.008.015.003 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting shipwreck research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: email correspondence, photos, notes, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, poetry, restrictive information, text excerpts, and other information regarding various shipwrecks of ships Point Arena, Pilgrim, Western Spirit, Ohio No. 3, BARC, and other ships and the people associated with these ships mentioned in the book Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Originals of copied items 2017.008.015.003.022A-B and 2017.008.015.003.095 are located in SMCHA Archives under 81-29. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.015.003.001-2017.008.015.003.180.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting shipwreck research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Items in collection include: email correspondence, photos, notes, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, poetry, restrictive information, text excerpts, and other information regarding various shipwrecks of ships Point Arena, Pilgrim, Western Spirit, Ohio No. 3, BARC, and other ships and the people associated with these ships mentioned in the book Shipwrecks, Scalawags & Scavengers. Originals of copied items 2017.008.015.003.022A-B and 2017.008.015.003.095 are located in SMCHA Archives under 81-29. Th

Image of 2017.008.016.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Whales, Wharves & Warfare.  Items in collection include: letter correspondence, biographies, notes, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine and website articles, an article by Mitchell P. Postel in La Peninsula [2017.008.016.001.030], obituaries, pamphlet, historical structure report, genealogy family history on the Marstons and other documents that were used for the first five chapters of Whalers, Wharves & Warfare.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.016.001.001-2017.008.016.001.110E.

2017.008.016.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Whales, Wharves & Warfare. Items in collection include: letter correspondence, biographies, notes, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine and website articles, an article by Mitchell P. Postel in La Peninsula [2017.008.016.001.030], obituaries, pamphlet, historical structure report, genealogy family history on the Marstons and other documents that were used for the first five chapters of Whalers, Wharves & Warfare. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.016.001.001-2017.008.016.001.110E.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Whales, Wharves & Warfare. Items in collection include: letter correspondence, biographies, notes, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine and website articles, an article by Mitchell P. Postel in La Peninsula [2017.008.016.001.030], obituaries, pamphlet, historical structure report, genealogy family history on the Marstons and other documents that were used for the first five chapters of Whalers, Wharves & Warfare. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.016.001.001-2017.008.016.001.110E.

Image of 2017.008.016.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research including convergence about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Whales, Wharves & Warfare.  Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, biography, journal, newspaper and website articles, obituaries, photos, book pages, cd with jpg photos on convergence of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, images and film strips on convergence of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, newsletters, pamphlet and information that were used for the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth chapters of Whalers, Wharves & Warfare. 

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.016.002.001A-2017.008.016.002.120.

2017.008.016.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research including convergence about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Whales, Wharves & Warfare. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, biography, journal, newspaper and website articles, obituaries, photos, book pages, cd with jpg photos on convergence of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, images and film strips on convergence of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, newsletters, pamphlet and information that were used for the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth chapters of Whalers, Wharves & Warfare. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.016.002.001A-2017.008.016.002.120.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research including convergence about Pigeon Point Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Whales, Wharves & Warfare. Items in collection include: letter and email correspondence, biography, journal, newspaper and website articles, obituaries, photos, book pages, cd with jpg photos on convergence of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, images and film strips on convergence of Pigeon Point Lighthouse, newsletters, pamphlet and information that were used for the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth chapters of Whalers, Wharves & Warfare. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.016.002.001A-2017.008.016.002.120.

2017.008.017 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research by JoAnn Semones on the San Juan shipwreck near Pigeon Point Lighthouse including trial and lawsuit. Items in collection include: Letter correspondence, newspaper clippings, article by JoAnn Semones in magazine [2017.017.001A-D], wreck reports, passenger manifest, photos, first accounts, trial/lawsuit documents, book pages, and other information regarding the wreck of the San Juan for the purposes of maritime history research for JoAnn Semones' books. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.017.001A-2017.017.066AA.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for conducting research by JoAnn Semones on the San Juan shipwreck near Pigeon Point Lighthouse including trial and lawsuit. Items in collection include: Letter correspondence, newspaper clippings, article by JoAnn Semones in magazine [2017.017.001A-D], wreck reports, passenger manifest, photos, first accounts, trial/lawsuit documents, book pages, and other information regarding the wreck of the San Juan for the purposes of maritime history research for JoAnn Semones' books. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.017.001A-2017.017.066AA.

2017.008.018 - The documents within this collection were complied and used for the Pigeon Point Lighthouse Exhibit on Saturday, November 17, 2007. Items in collection include: newspaper clippings, magazine articles including one written by JoAnn Semones with photos taken by Julie Barrow, photos, image permission forms, exhibit cd, images of banners and exhibit, and a tape of fog sounds in relation to the exhibit on Pigeon Point Lighthouse. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.018.001-2017.008.018.136.

The documents within this collection were complied and used for the Pigeon Point Lighthouse Exhibit on Saturday, November 17, 2007. Items in collection include: newspaper clippings, magazine articles including one written by JoAnn Semones with photos taken by Julie Barrow, photos, image permission forms, exhibit cd, images of banners and exhibit, and a tape of fog sounds in relation to the exhibit on Pigeon Point Lighthouse. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.018.001-2017.008.018.136.

2017.008.019 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research of the life of Galen Wolf. Items in collection include: images of Galen Wolf artwork and Galen Wolf himself, articles written by JoAnn Semones in magazines, photos, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, email correspondence, transcripts of interview of Galen Wolf, stories, original and copies of booklets of Coastline and The Town That Was, transcript, and copies of letter correspondence and other information regarding the life of Galen Wolf. Originals of copied items 2017.008.019.071A-B, 071C-D, 072A-B, 073A-B, 074A-B, and 075A-B are located in 1760.4, 1760.5, 1760-6, 1760-7, 1760-9, and 1760-10 in SMCHA archives. Original of copied item 2017.008.019.031A-B is located under FA 72-116 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.019.001A-2017.019.086JJ.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research of the life of Galen Wolf. Items in collection include: images of Galen Wolf artwork and Galen Wolf himself, articles written by JoAnn Semones in magazines, photos, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, email correspondence, transcripts of interview of Galen Wolf, stories, original and copies of booklets of Coastline and The Town That Was, transcript, and copies of letter correspondence and other information regarding the life of Galen Wolf. Originals of copied items 2017.008.019.071A-B, 071C-D, 072A-B, 073A-B, 074A-B, and 075A-B are located in 1760.4, 1760.5, 1760-6, 1760-7, 1760-9, and 1760-10 in SMCHA archives. Origi

Image of 2017.008.019.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: photos, letter and email correspondence, image permission forms, newspaper clippings, pamphlet, magazine articles, information on keepers, notes, and other information for the purposes of inputting information and images for the book Pirates, Pinnacles, and Petticoats.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.019.002.001A-2017.019.002.105B.

2017.008.019.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: photos, letter and email correspondence, image permission forms, newspaper clippings, pamphlet, magazine articles, information on keepers, notes, and other information for the purposes of inputting information and images for the book Pirates, Pinnacles, and Petticoats. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.019.002.001A-2017.019.002.105B.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: photos, letter and email correspondence, image permission forms, newspaper clippings, pamphlet, magazine articles, information on keepers, notes, and other information for the purposes of inputting information and images for the book Pirates, Pinnacles, and Petticoats. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.019.002.001A-2017.019.002.105B.

Image of 2017.008.020.003 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Transciption of interview, notes, book pages, email correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, biography, obituary, and other information mentioned in chapters seven to thirteen in the book Hard Luck Coast.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.003.001-2017.008.020.003.115C.

2017.008.020.003 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Transciption of interview, notes, book pages, email correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, biography, obituary, and other information mentioned in chapters seven to thirteen in the book Hard Luck Coast. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.003.001-2017.008.020.003.115C.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Transciption of interview, notes, book pages, email correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, biography, obituary, and other information mentioned in chapters seven to thirteen in the book Hard Luck Coast. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.003.001-2017.008.020.003.115C.

Image of 2017.008.019.003 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: Notes, newspaper clippings, website articles, email correspondence, pages from journal, biography, story, book review, references, obituaries, shipwreck database information, and other information regarding the shipwrecks, and the people associated with these shipwrecks mentioned in the first six chapters of the book Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.019.003.001-2017.008.019.003.132.

2017.008.019.003 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: Notes, newspaper clippings, website articles, email correspondence, pages from journal, biography, story, book review, references, obituaries, shipwreck database information, and other information regarding the shipwrecks, and the people associated with these shipwrecks mentioned in the first six chapters of the book Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.019.003.001-2017.008.019.003.132.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: Notes, newspaper clippings, website articles, email correspondence, pages from journal, biography, story, book review, references, obituaries, shipwreck database information, and other information regarding the shipwrecks, and the people associated with these shipwrecks mentioned in the first six chapters of the book Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.019.003.001-2017.008.019.003.132.

Image of 2017.008.019.004 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: Shipwreck database information, images, newspaper clippings, letters, website articles, notes, book pages, biographies, certificates, licenses, magazine articles, and other information regarding the shipwrecks and the people associated with these ships mentioned in chapters seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven and on the last chapter in the book Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.019.004.001A-2017.008.019.004.151H.

2017.008.019.004 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: Shipwreck database information, images, newspaper clippings, letters, website articles, notes, book pages, biographies, certificates, licenses, magazine articles, and other information regarding the shipwrecks and the people associated with these ships mentioned in chapters seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven and on the last chapter in the book Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.019.004.001A-2017.008.019.004.151H.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Pinos Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. Items in collection include: Shipwreck database information, images, newspaper clippings, letters, website articles, notes, book pages, biographies, certificates, licenses, magazine articles, and other information regarding the shipwrecks and the people associated with these ships mentioned in chapters seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven and on the last chapter in the book Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.019.004.001A-2017.008.019.004.151H.

Image of 2017.008.020.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Images, image permission forms, invoices, email correspondence, engravings, postcards, articles written by JoAnn Semones on Rydal Hall, and other information regarding the shipwrecks of ships, and the people associated with these ships in the thirteen chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Originals of copied items 2017.008.020.001.050A-B, and 2017.008.020.001.076 are located under 426.13, and 426.21 in SMCHA archives.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.001.001-2017.008.020.001.139.

2017.008.020.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Images, image permission forms, invoices, email correspondence, engravings, postcards, articles written by JoAnn Semones on Rydal Hall, and other information regarding the shipwrecks of ships, and the people associated with these ships in the thirteen chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Originals of copied items 2017.008.020.001.050A-B, and 2017.008.020.001.076 are located under 426.13, and 426.21 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.001.001-2017.008.020.001.139.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Images, image permission forms, invoices, email correspondence, engravings, postcards, articles written by JoAnn Semones on Rydal Hall, and other information regarding the shipwrecks of ships, and the people associated with these ships in the thirteen chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Originals of copied items 2017.008.020.001.050A-B, and 2017.008.020.001.076 are located under 426.13, and 426.21 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.001.001-2017.008.020.001.139.

Image of 2017.008.020.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Articles by JoAnn Semones, biography, obituaries, letter and email correspondence,  transcription of interviews, notes, book pages, postcards, text excerpt, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and other information mentioned in the first six chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Original of copied item 2017.008.020.002.064 is located under 81-29 in SMCHA archives.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.002.001A-2017.008.020.002.139.

2017.008.020.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Articles by JoAnn Semones, biography, obituaries, letter and email correspondence, transcription of interviews, notes, book pages, postcards, text excerpt, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and other information mentioned in the first six chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Original of copied item 2017.008.020.002.064 is located under 81-29 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.002.001A-2017.008.020.002.139.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Montara Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book, Hard Luck Coast. Items in collection include: Articles by JoAnn Semones, biography, obituaries, letter and email correspondence, transcription of interviews, notes, book pages, postcards, text excerpt, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and other information mentioned in the first six chapters of the book Hard Luck Coast. Original of copied item 2017.008.020.002.064 is located under 81-29 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.002.001A-2017.008.020.002.139.

2017.008.020.004 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on the ship the New York by JoAnn Semones to be utlized for her books. Items in collection include: Newspaper clippings, notes, journals, memoirs, images, and other information associated to the shipwreck of the New York and the people associated with the ship New York. Original of copied item 2017.008.020.004.043A is located in CLP 66-55.5 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.004.001-2017.008.020.004.046B.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on the ship the New York by JoAnn Semones to be utlized for her books. Items in collection include: Newspaper clippings, notes, journals, memoirs, images, and other information associated to the shipwreck of the New York and the people associated with the ship New York. Original of copied item 2017.008.020.004.043A is located in CLP 66-55.5 in SMCHA archives. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.004.001-2017.008.020.004.046B.

2017.008.020.005 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on the ship the New York by JoAnn Semones to be utilized for her books. Items in collection include: Images, notes, newspaper clippings, biographies, letter correspondence, newsletter, and other information associated to the shipwreck of the New York and the people associated with the ship New York. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.005.001-2017.008.020.005.158.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on the ship the New York by JoAnn Semones to be utilized for her books. Items in collection include: Images, notes, newspaper clippings, biographies, letter correspondence, newsletter, and other information associated to the shipwreck of the New York and the people associated with the ship New York. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.020.005.001-2017.008.020.005.158.

Image of 2017.008.021.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Sur Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book Sea of Troubles. Items in collection include: Images, email correspondence, image permission forms, shipwreck database information, newspaper clippings, invoices, postcards, badge, stickers, and other information regarding the shipwrecks and the people associated with these ships in fourteen chapters of the book Sea of Troubles.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.021.001.001-2017.008.021.202B.

2017.008.021.001 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Sur Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book Sea of Troubles. Items in collection include: Images, email correspondence, image permission forms, shipwreck database information, newspaper clippings, invoices, postcards, badge, stickers, and other information regarding the shipwrecks and the people associated with these ships in fourteen chapters of the book Sea of Troubles. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.021.001.001-2017.008.021.202B.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct research on Point Sur Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book Sea of Troubles. Items in collection include: Images, email correspondence, image permission forms, shipwreck database information, newspaper clippings, invoices, postcards, badge, stickers, and other information regarding the shipwrecks and the people associated with these ships in fourteen chapters of the book Sea of Troubles. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.021.001.001-2017.008.021.202B.

Image of 2017.008.021.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct shipwreck research on Point Sur Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book Sea of Troubles. Items in collection include: Resource summary, list of ships, keeper information, newspaper clippings, magazine article, newsletter articles, images, website articles, biographies, and other information mentioned in the introduction, and the first two chapters of Sea of Troubles.

The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.021.002.001A-2017.008.021.002.076.

2017.008.021.002 - The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct shipwreck research on Point Sur Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book Sea of Troubles. Items in collection include: Resource summary, list of ships, keeper information, newspaper clippings, magazine article, newsletter articles, images, website articles, biographies, and other information mentioned in the introduction, and the first two chapters of Sea of Troubles. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.021.002.001A-2017.008.021.002.076.

The documents within this collection were complied and used to conduct shipwreck research on Point Sur Lighthouse by JoAnn Semones for her book Sea of Troubles. Items in collection include: Resource summary, list of ships, keeper information, newspaper clippings, magazine article, newsletter articles, images, website articles, biographies, and other information mentioned in the introduction, and the first two chapters of Sea of Troubles. The series for these documents ranges from 2017.008.021.002.001A-2017.008.021.002.076.