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City of Souls, San Francisco’s

Necropolis at Colma

By Michael Svanevik and Shirley Burgett, 1995 Custom & Limited Editions Paperback, 146 pages, 8.6” x 5.7” x .3” The story of how the necropolis of Colma developed, histories of the cemeteries, their interesting monuments and some of the notable people buried in Colma.

Colma (Images of America)

By Michael Smookler, 2007 Arcadia Publishing Paperback, 128 pages, 9.2” x 6.5” x 3” Vintage images of the farming community founded by gold prospectors in the 1850’s which became a necropolis when the dead buried in San Francisco cemeteries wer evicted in the early days of the 20th century.

Colma: A Journey of Souls

By Bryan Kingston, 2014 DVD Colma Historical Association and Kingston Media Production DVD, 1 video disc, 40 minutes The story of the town that was formed to preserve and protect the dead, and its development into a residential and commercial community alongside the cemeteries of Colma. Link to YouTube trailer


“It is Great to be

Alive in Colma”


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“It is Great to be

Alive in Colma”

Key Chain with LED Flashlight colors vary Ballpoint Pen with touch screen stylus 5 ¾” colors vary Button Pin (Cemetery Scene)

“It is Great to be

Alive in Colma”

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“It is Great to be

Alive in Colma”

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Pillars of the Past, At Rest at Cypress Lawn

Memorial Park

By Michael Svanevik and Shirley Burgett, 2002 Second Edition, Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation Paperback, 125 pages, 9” x 6” x .3” The history of one of Colma’s largest cemeteries and notes about many noteworthy people interred at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park.

125 Years of History, Ministry & Service (Holy

Cross Catholic Cemetery- Colma

By Jean Bartlett, 2012 Print Copy Express Paperback, 63 pages, 9” x 6” x 3/16” Written in honor of the 125th anniversary of Colma’s first cemetery. Contains a gravesite locator and material about some of Holy Cross’s underground residents.

Daly City (Images of America)

By Bunny Gillespie, 2003 Arcadia Publishing Paperback, 128 pages, 9”.2 x 6.5” x .3” The history of Daly City (“The Gateway City) and the past is shares with Colma is told in vintage photographs and narration.