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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West Hollywood: One Institute/International Gay and Lesbian Archives, 1998. Three issues, various pagination 8.5x11 inches, photos, ads, very good newsletter in pastebound wraps. One issue contains a celebration of Jim Kepner's life. Kepner had passed away in November 1997. Rear cover of issue #3 is in Chinese and represents the.....
[Portland, OR]: Veleda Club, 1974. 48p. plus ads, very good in card covers, black plastic comb binding. Last several pages have ads for Portland-area food companies. Eighth printing. "Members of the Veleda Club, formed by a group of Nisei matrons and affiliated with the Portland, Oregon, Central YWCA, have contributed.....
New Orleans: The Independent American, 1965. Ten-panel leaflet, very good. Tax Fax No. 62. States that Johnson's proposed immigration reforms would assault American workers by inviting cheap competition, while "unlimited, non-quota Orientals and Negroes would be allowed." States that the law would also welcome communist agents and the insane.
San Francisco: United Service Council, 1989. Single issue of the Chinese-language newspaper, contents mostly devoted to San Francisco's local Chinatown news, but with a harsh editorial on the Chiang "dynasty" of Taiwan on the cover page. The English title is a riff on the Chinese "Pao," which means cannon; the.....
[Baton Rouge-?]: the newsletter, . 27p., 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at upper left, very good. OCLC lists only one incomplete run at Northern Illinois University, missing this issue. Text in Malay and English. No place of publication stated, but a poem includes the line "Let's examine the roots / of.....
Berkeley: Iranian Students Cultural Organization, 1996-2003. Four issues of the Iranian-American student publication from UC Berkeley. The first two are photoreproduced, the third a copyshop production with clear plastic covers, the last one a glossy magazine. Issues present are Nov/Dec. 1996 (the first), March 1998, June 2000, and Fall 2003.....
Berkeley: the Center, [198-]. Eight-panel brochure, 3.5x8.5 inches, very good; black and white photos. Introduction to the purpose and activities of the informational organization founded by Philippine dissidents and their supporters in the US. Most likely issued 1985, as it mentions events in that year but still contains references to.....
Rockville, MD: US Dept. of Health & Human resources, Public Healthe Service, Office of Minority Health, 1995. Paperback. 102p., 3.75x6.5 inches, services and resources listings, very good pocketbook paperback in green wraps. State contacts, clearinghouses, organizations, materials, colleges etc.
n.p. 2016, 2017. Two issues of the staplebound poetry journal founded and edited by Collin Schuster, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Number 4 is a women's issue, with Women's March cover theme, including works by Eileen Tabios, Joanna Fuhrman, Lydia Cortes, Yoko Onomo, Ruth Lepson, and others.
Washigton: United States Department of Education. Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs, 1992. Paperback. Two volumes, xv, 457p. and xvi, 477p., tables, figures, footnotes, references, very good paperbacks in white printed wraps. Focuses on Spanish speakers, with consideration of Asian Americans and others.
Tabuse, Japan: Tensho Kotai Jingu-kyo, 1954. 183p., very good in slightly scuffed stiff wraps, frontispiece portrait of the sect's founder Sayo Kitamura, known as Ogamisama. "She is the Savior sent by God to pass final judgment on this degenerate world." One of the "New Religions" of postwar Japan, this sect.....
Hayward: Bohyunsah, 2001. 240p., the soft plastic cover is spine- and cover-titled gilt; top rim of spine has been torn away leaving a small ragged gap, otherwise a fine copy. Texts for recitation and hymns with music, presented in both Hangul script and Chinese characters. The Bohyunsah, which is no.....