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: Chinese General Peace Association, 2013. 175p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches, numerous photos, text almost entirely in Chinese. Includes many brief commemorative poems. Commemorative booklet issued by the Chinatown-based civic association, which was originally founded as a peacekeeping organization to mediate and suppress tong warfare.
Los Angeles: Quon Quon Company, 1944. 20p., wraps.
Berkeley: CSU Examinetrs, 1986. 12p., staplebound magazine, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Published by and for Berkeley students, includes an article by Alan Kai about working as an escort for the Miss Chinatown pageant, Jake Aoki on "The fine art of dating," Jacob Lin on South African divestment, and more.
Hanford, WA: the Sentinel, 1983. 20p. illus. newspaper supplement, 14x22 inches, folded.
San Francisco: San Francisco USA Enterprise Ltd., 1968. [92p.], slender paperback, very good. Program book for the visiting troupe from Hong Kong, text mostly in Chinese, filled with advertisements for local Chinatown businesses and messages of congratulations.
Berkeley: Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley, 1962. 112p., spiralbound stiff card covers, third printing, very good. Illustrations by Kaz Sekimachi.
Berkeley: Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley, 1962. 112p., spiralbound stiff card covers, second printing, very good. Illustrations by Kaz Sekimachi.
San Francisco: Media Committee, 2001. [40p.], staplebound wraps, 8.5x11 inches. Commemorative booklet for the graduating class, with black and white photos and personal statements.
San Francisco: the Committee, 1997. Single 8.5x11 inch sheet printed both sides, Five paragraphs of text and a photomontage by Leland Wong on one side, a calendar of events on the other. Very good.
Washington DC: Center for Policy Alternatives, 1992. Pamphlet. 23p., softbound corner-stapled pamphlet 11x8.5 inches, ex library with minimal markings (rubber stamp and inked abbreviation), a very good copy.
New York: the newspaper, 1945. Single issue of the tabloid format newspaper, 8p., toned and edgeworn with many small closed tears along the edges, top corner torn off with no loss of text, bottom corners wrinkled and creased, a reading copy only. Includes a story about Japanese-American objectors.
Fairfax, VA: the journal, [1998-?]. 280p., very good in wraps, text in Vietnamese. Single issue of the journal of the General Association of Former Military Academy Cadets of [South] Vietnam. Cover photos depict scenes from a San Jose event where the South Vietnamese colors were flown. Includes poetry, essays, and...
El Cerrito, CA: Daruma-no-gakko, . 204p., plastic comb binding, very good in wraps. Cookbook published by the cultural school started by Sansei parents for their children.
Houston: Texas Buddhist Association, 1992. 71p., wraps; text in English and Chinese. Numerous color photos of the Association's activities and the services of the Jade Buddha Temple. OCLC lists only one holding in Virginia.
Los Angeles: Dis-orient, 1993. 79p., paperback journal, very good.
Santa Cruz: Quarry West, 1991. 168p. incl. a 13p. art portfolio, wraps. Special issue of QUARRY WEST, #s 29/30.
Los Angeles, CA: Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California, 2005. 56p., wraps, 8.5x11 inches; graphs, tables, photos. Errata sheet laid in.
El Cerrito, CA: The Dragon Singers, 2010. [26p.], staplebound program booklet, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Includes biographies of performers from the Asian American choral group and lyrics to the songs, in both Chinese and English.
Orange, CA: Trung Tâm Công Giáo Viet Nam Giáo Phan Orange / Vietnamese Catholic Center, 2000. 133p., very good in wraps, text in Vietnamese. OCLC lists only a single holding of an earlier edition. Vietnamese-American work on Catholicism and marriage.
San Francisco: Dun feng wen yi she [Tun Feng Poetry Society], 1995. 309p., wraps, corners of several pages have fold creases from having been bent to mark pages. OCLC lists holdings of later volumes in the series, this being the first. Collection of Chinese-language poetry and works of art (reproduced...
San Francisco: Dun feng wen yi she, 2005. 126p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches; text in Chinese. Illustrated book marking the fortieth anniversary of the Chinese-American literature and arts society. Includes samples of calligraphy and painting by many members.
Oakland: Asian Center for Theology and Strategies, 1975. 50p., wraps, 8.5x11 inches, very good, plastic comb binding. Edited by Roy I. Sano. Discussion by various contributors of the role of Asian social movements on Asian Americans, especially leftist movements in Korean and the Philippines.
San Francisco: East West Cinese American Journal, 1989. 16p., 11.25x15 inch tabloid newspaper, illustrated with photos and ads, ftext in English and Chinese, olded. Articles on survivors of the Stockton Massacre, a Vietnam refugee, Nisei GIs celebrating 29th anniversary.
[San Pablo, CA]: Asian Student Union of Contra Costa College, [197-]. Unpaginated booklet with black plastic comb binding, mildly worn.
Monterey Park, CA: the Foundation, [200-]. 18p. in English, 18p. in Chinese, very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches, many photos. On the charitable organization founded by Paul Szeto (Situ Chaozheng).