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: San Francisco Poster Brigade / Ink Works, [197-]. Approximately 17.5x24 inch poster, text in English, Tagalog, Spanish, and Chinese; faint fold creases, very good; tiny paper adhesions at top edge. Artwork by Rachael Romero. The I-Hotel, the center of San Francisco's old Manilatown and home to many elderly...
San Francisco: Great Star Theater, 1963. 22 pages in English, 32 pages in Chinese, staplebound program booklet for the performances of Chinese operas by a troupe from Taiwan in San Francisco's Chinatown. Includes black and white photos, synopses of the plays, an essay by K.K. Woo about Chinese opera, and...
San Francisco: various, n.d. Four matchbooks from restaurants on Grant Avenue, all with phone numbers starting with YUkon, very good. Restaurants are Andy Wong's Chinese Sky Room, Lamps of China, Kan's, and Gong Gong. Might have to remove the actual matches before mailing for safety; a moot point if you.....
San Francisco: Japan Society of San Francisco; Consulate General of Japan, with the cooperation of the Society for Asian Art and the San Francisco Ballet, 1959. [16p.], staplebound wraps, overwrap of Japanese Haruki paper with printed title, untrimmed edges. Program for the event, including several ads for local Japanese restaurants.
Hagerman, ID: National Park Service U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minidoka National Monument, 2003. 8p. including covers, 11.25x13.5 inches, illustrated with b&w photos and a map/plan of the camp, very good in original semigloss wraps. Oversized newsletter of articles, photos, plans and news concerning the internment camp in Hagerman, Idaho.....
Durham, NH: New Hampshire College, 1914. 159p., very good hardcover in pebbled boards with gilt title and emblem. Yearbook for 1914, with black and white photos of students, faculty and activities. Bookplate of former owner, noting his fraternity (Gamma Theta), with a menu for the fraternity's 1914 senior banquet laid...
Rosemead, CA: HLU, [199-?]. Six-panel glossy illustrated brochure for the Buddhist university affiliated with Fo Guang Shan monastery; folded, it is an upright measuring 10x4 inches. Very good. The university later changed its name to University of the West and received standard accreditation.
Hong Kong: Xiangjiang chu ban you xian gong si, 1991. 80, 735 p.,  p. of plates, very good in wraps, text in Chinese with an English essay, "Gilbert Woo, Chinese-American journalist" by Him Mark Lai and Betty Lim. Collection of works by the liberal journalist who worked at several San Francisco-based Chinese-language newspapers.
San Francisco: Society of Chinese Arts and Literature, 2007. 145p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches; text mostly in Chinese. Thoroughly illustrated collection of the Taiwan-born artist's work, with reprints of photos and newspaper clippings documenting her life. She was 88 at the time of publication.
Taibei: Hua qiao jiu guo lian he zong hui, 1974. Paperback. [21p.], mimeographed, in printed green wraps, mild wear. Report from the conference of Huaqiao (overseas Chinese) dedicated to "rescuing the country" (ie, reclaiming Mainland China from the Communists). Includes a list of recommendations for government action by various Huaqiao...