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: 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...
San Francisco: the Group, 1960. Single 14x8.5 inch sheet, mimeographed one side from dense text in handwritten Chinese, 46 lines of vertically-oriented text, very good. Originally dated only October 2, but the year 1960 has been neatly penned next to it in Chinese. Rules for the San Francisco Chinatown-based Club...
Berkeley: Pacific and Asian American Center for Theology and Strategies (PACTS), 1980. 119p., staplebound wraps, 11x8.5 inches. Also included is another packet, "Resolutions: analysis and action." Discusses approaches to religious Asian American activism inspired by liberation theology.
Los Angeles: Pacific Trading Co., 1936. 2 different invoices, each 1 sheet 8.5x7 inches oblong, English and Japanese. Handwritten Japanese text for items and prices. The head office for this company was in San Francisco, with a branch in Sacramento and a fertilizer plant in Los Angeles.
San Francisco: the Association, 1963. Four panel card, taped shut for mailing (tape residue leaving browned strip at edge), address and postmark on front panel; text in Chinese and English, lengthier text in Chinese only on back panel (somewhat yellowed). The event was helf at 146 Waverly Place in Chinatown.
Guangzhou: Jinan da xue xue bao bian ji shi, 1981-1991. Fourteen issues of the journal, which shortened its title to Jinan xuebao in 1982. Issues present are whole numbers 6-12, 14-16, 22-24 and 46. Text in Chinese, with English table of contents in each issue. Though not marked as such...
San Francisco: Jinshan zhou hui [Party and Porridge Club], . 146p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches; text in Chinese, thoroughly illustrated. Special publication for the tenth anniversary of the cultural group, which takes its name from Taiwan's oldest literary group. Includes numerous press clippings, facsimiles of award certificates from...