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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Taibei: Huaqiao jiuguo lianhe zonghui 華僑救國聯合總會, 1980-82. Nine issues of the Chinese-language newspaper targeting overseas Chinese, with patriotic Taiwanese anti-communist articles and occasional selections in English for younger people and others whose Chinese has grown rusty. Issues present are Oct. 21 (with a pictorial supplement page that has been clipped).....
Taipei: Academia Sinica, 1957, 1958. Two volumes in wraps, evenly toned, covers mildly foxed and worn, text in Chinese with a few English articles, table of contents in English. Papers in honor of Chao (Zhao Yuanren), the Chinese American linguist who helped to develop pinyin. Topics include philology, dialect studies.....
San Francisco: RAMS, [2000s]. Six 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled upper-left corner and printed one-side-only with detailed information about the Asian American service organization, short ink note on page 1 otherwise good informational handout on cream stock. The organization formed in the Richmond District of San Francisco in 1974 by the.....
San Francisco: Institute for Multiracial Justice, 1998-2002. Five issues of the 8.5x11 inch newsletter; very good. Numbers present are vol. 1 no. 3 and 4, vol. 2 no. 2, Fall 2001 (from after 9/11), and Summer 2002. Contributions by Leonard Peltier, Diane Fujino, Betita Martinez and others.
San Francisco: Institute for Multiracial Justice, 1998-2002. Six issues of the 8.5x11 inch newsletter; very good. Numbers present are vol. 1 no. 3 and 4, vol. 2 no. 2, Summer and Fall 2001 (the latter from after 9/11), and Summer 2002. Contributions by Leonard Peltier, Diane Fujino, Betita Martinez and.....
Berkeley, CA: the newspaper, 1970. Single issue of the tabloid-format Chinese-language newspaper issued by radical students and community organizers in Berkeley, 4 pages. Paper lightly toned, still supple. Rare and important periodical representing the radicalization of foreign (primarily Hong Kong) and Chinese-American students at Berkeley; many of the students involved.....
Hollywood: Southern California Chapter of the National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions, . 39p., staplebound booklet, errata slip stapled in, covers toned. The Council's members included Charlotta Bass, Stephen Frichtman, members of the medical community and others. The survey covered Blacks, Hispanics, Asian Americans, Jews and women.
Oakland: Bay Area Committee Against the Simpson / Mazzoli Bill; etc. 1983. Six-panel brochure opposing new legislation as a reprise of the 1982 Simpson / Mazzoli bill, which had called on employers to attest to employee immigration status and made it illegal to knowingly hire unauthorized immigrants.
San Francisco: the Church, 1995. 40p., illus. with photos, poetry by Janice Mirikitani, Maya Angelou, and other celebrity poets, cover art and book design by Nancy Hom, 9x10 inches, wraps. Back cover is irregularly sun-faded, else entirely sound, clean and unmarked. On the Church and its youth programs, with writings.....