This section includes literature by Asian American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of Asian American political and cultural organizations. We stock many out-of-print Asian American immigrant publications in Asian languages.
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San Francisco: NAATA, 1996. 56p., 8.25x10.75 inches, illustrated with photos, folding poster stapled-in, descriptions of films entered in the festival, very good in original wraps.
San Francisco: the Festival, 2002. 42p., staplebound wraps, 8.5x11 inches, light edgewear, very good. Program booklet with letters from officials, full roster of events, ads, etc.
San Francisco: the Festival, 1977. Six-panel brochure folded from single sheet, 7.25x10.75 inches, event calendar, ads, Center floor-plan, very good. Program for the festival with ads from local businesses.
West Hollywood: A/PLG - Asian/Pacific Lesbians & Gays, Inc., 1992. 8p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, articles, news, reports, event calendar, services and resources, very good newsletter on light yellow stock.
San Francisco: Asian American Journalists Association, 1994. 20p., 8.5x11 inches, very good. Includes a tribute to Randy Shilts and a cover story about Ying Chan winning the Polk Award.
Los Angeles: UCLA Asian-American Studies Center, 1972. 76p., 8.5 x 5.5 inch wraps. Includes lead article on the Filipino Wedding in Waialua, Hawaii.
Los Angeles: UCLA Asian-American Studies Center, 1988. x, 22p., 8.5 x 5 inch wraps.
Oakland: Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP), . Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, outlining US government spying against the KDP. Revised version of an article by Venny Villapando originally published in Ang Katipunan.
Oakland: Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP), 1986. Special issue of the tabloid format newspaper, 11.5x17 inches, horizontal fold, evenly toned. Headlined "Free at last," celebrates the fall of Ferdinand Marcos. The most important radical leftist newspaper of the Filipino community in the US, with extensive coverage of domestic activism as...
San Francisco: the Coalition, 1978. 6p., 8.5x11 inches, very good. Much on organizing around the country to protest the Bakke decision, which challenged affirmative action programs by invalidating the use of racial quotas. The Coalition formed under the primary direction of I Wor Kuen, together with activists from other organizations.
San Francisco: Asia Book Store; printed by the Kwong Chi Book Co. in Hong Kong, . Unpaginated hardcover, very good in red boards, undated but includes a 1958 calendar. Unused diary, with occasional small photos of sites in China, and other scattered content including ads for publications. Text in Chinese...
Emeryville: Asia Society; Avalon Travel, 2004. 303p., very good paperback. Overview of the area's immigrant communities.
n.p. Department of Public Social Services, Cultural Awareness Training Program, 1976. [16p.], staplebound 8.5x11 inch booklet, no exterior title, generic title and incomplete publication information inside front cover. Includes sections introducing Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Samoan immigrant communities.
Berkeley: Asian American Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, 1975. 212p., illus., 8.5x11", wraps. Includes research articles, poetry, and discussions of Asian American Studies at U.C. Berkeley. Title has been handwritten on blank spine.
Ann Arbor: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1973. 218p., wraps. Entire issue on various topics of Asian American assimilation and functioning.
Los Angeles: USC Asian Pacific Student Outreach, 1982. 8p., tabloid newsprint folded, illustrated with photos and ads. Cover story on Dr. Thomas Noguchi, LA County Medical Examiner. East-West Players review.
Los Angeles: USC Asian Pacific Student Outreach, 1981. 8p., tabloid newsprint folded, illustrated with photos and ads. Cover story on Job Market in the 1980s.
New Brunswick: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 1997. 16p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrated with color plates, fine catalog of the exhibition in stapled pictorial wraps. Diana Kan, C. C. Wang, Tadashi Sato et al.
Oakland: Asian Community Mental Health Services; California Department of Mental Health, 1981. 10p., slender staplebound booklet, 11x8.5 inches, very good.
Oakland: Asian Community Mental Health Services; California Department of Mental Health, 1981. Three slender booklets, apparently all that were issued in the series; 11x8.5 inches, very good. On issues specific to each immigrant group.
San Francisco: Asian Week, 1991. 64p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches.
Brooklyn: Forward Motion, 1994. 16p., tabloid newspaper format, horizontal fold, paper evenly toned, otherwise very good. Issued as a stand-alone supplement to Forward Motion magazine, founded by the Proletarian Unity League but now the Freedom Road Socialist Organization.
Nanning: Guangxi huaqiao lishi xuehui / Bagui qiao shi zazhishe, 1987-2008. Thirty-two issues of the journal, including all issues from 1987 to 1992 bound in hardcover volumes, later issues loose; the loose issues present include the following: 1993: 1, 2, 4; 1994: 1-4; 1995: 1-4; 1996: 1-4; 1997: 2. From...
Berkeley: Friends of the Library, no date. Single 11x8.5 inch handbill in landscape format on lavender stock with photos of the three authors and event information, lightly-stained otherwise good.
Washington: United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1975. 254p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, conclusion, appendices, references, footnotes, very good in trade paper pictorial wraps. Clearinghouse Publication #1.