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: The Committee, 1969. iii, 227p., very good in wraps.
San Francisco: The Committee, 1969. iii, 227p., mildly worn wraps.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles City Commission on the Status of Women, . vii, 72p., resources, 8.5x11 inches, reports, letters, illustrations, very good in spiral-bound white glossy covers.
San Francisco: Chinatown Housing and Health Research Project, 1980. 107p., very good in wraps, 11x8.5 inches oblong. Second edition. Bilingual text.
Honolulu: Filipino American National Historical Society, 2006. Folder containing materials from the 11th biennial conference of the Society, including a 52-page program, a 32-page program supplement, and fliers from related events and organizations.
Houston, TX: the directory, 2006. 578p., wraps. Directory for the Vietnamese-American community in the Houston area.
San Francisco: Presented by City Celebration Inc., and the SF Hotel Tax Fund, 1984. Magazine. 28p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrations, photos, schedule, advertising, credits, lightly-worn event program in stapled pictorial black wraps.
San Francisco: Nichi Bei Times, 1975. 4p. in English, 4p. folded in in Japanese, 11.5x17 inches folded in half, tabloid newsprint with articles, advertising, photos etc. Ex-library copy.
San Francisco, CA: Nichi Bei Times, 1964. 64p., wraps; B&W photos. Not found in OCLC. Travel guide published by the SF-based Japanese-language newspaper, covering San Francisco and Northern California. Text in Japanese.
[Los Angeles area]: the newspaper, . 4p., 15x23 inches, quarter-folded newspaper in Thai published by expatriates in LA after the 1976 coup in Thailand. This issue unnumbered, perhaps the first? Blaring headline (in Thai) "Dr. Puey Exposes Who's Behind Coup d'Etat... Thailand Enters Dark Era!!" B&W photos show slain university...
Los Angeles: Asian American Studies Center, UCLA, 1975. 20p., staplebound wraps, very good. Student publication, with an article celebrating the 26th anniversary of the communist revolution in China, a piece on a child care center in LA, poetry, and coverage of local activism.
San Francisco: Self-Help for the Elderly, 1985. [24p.], staplebound booklet, faint vertical crease. Program for the fundraising performance, with bios of the performers in Chinese, a synopsis of their performance, and information in both Chinese and English about the activities of Self-Help for the Elderly.
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...
[San Francisco]: [Shidzuoka Tea], . Printed advertisement on folding paper fan made for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, with portrayal of Mount Fuji and tea pickers on the other side. One of the wooden handles is missing the part below the pin at bottom.
Berkeley: Slant, 1992-1995. Seven issues of the tabloid-format student publication, all with horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Issues present are vol. 1 no. 1, vol. 2 nos. 1 and 2, vol. 3 nos. 1 and 2, vol. 4 no. 1, vol. 5 no. 1, and vol. 6 no. 1. Articles on student activism, Asian American identity, personal stories, and more.
Cambridge: Sojourner, 1987. Newspaper. 44p., folded tabloid newspaper, articles, features, ads, illustrations, photos, reviews, mild toning otherwise very good on newsprint. Also International Women's Day, China's One-Child Policy.
Los Angeles: LEAP Asian Pacific American Public Policy Institute; University of California, Los Angeles, 1993. xix, 318 p., softcover, new, still in plastic wrap.
Washington DC: US Commission on Civli Rights, 1980. Magazine. ix, 61p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, footnotes, charts and figures, very good booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.
San Gabriel, CA: the zine, 2012. 24p., staplebound pamphlet, 5.5x8.5 inches. Zine put together by members of the band Summer Vacation. Seems to be written in the first person by singer Mark Chen, and includes lyrics to their songs.
Berkeley, CA: School of Law of the University of California, Berkeley, 1975. 596-844p., wraps mildly shelf worn, vol. 63, no. 3 of the California Law Review containing articles mainly on Chicano legal rights including UC Berkeley economist Paul S.Taylor's "Mexican migration and the 160-acre water limitation" regarding the fight for...
Turlock CA: for the high school by Harder's P[rinting] S[ervice?], 1942. Unpaginated, middle-school yearbook format with less information than is usual (no indices, no joke page) but pleasant chapter dividers, 11x8.5 inch embossed red cloth casing lettered white. Edgeworn with a little fray, front hinge is partially split and very.....
San Francisco: Anti-Martial Law Coalition, 1986. Single issue of the newsletter, 8.5x14 inches, printed both sides, headline declaring "Only Marcos cheating can make Aquino lose." Published by anti-Marcos activists in the US, with a Marxist bent.
San Francisco: Anti-Martial Law Coalition, 1981, 1985, 1986. Four issues of the newsletter, vol. V nos. 2 and 3; the former 8p., 7x8.5 inches, the latter a single sheet mimeographed both sides, 8.5x11 inches; plus two later 8.5x14 inch single-sheet issues, a December 1985 special and a Feb. 1986 issue...
Berkeley: Tea Leaves, 1987-1994. Eleven issues of the publication, issued twice each year; from Spring 1987 to the 1993-94 double issue no. 12; apparently the missing issue would have been Fall 1990. Most are 8.5x11 inches in staplebound wraps; three of the later issues are 5.5x8.5 inches. The Spring 1988...
San Francisco: Kearny Street Workshop Press, 1982. 59p., very good in wraps, signed and personally inscribed by many of the photographers next to their work, including Leland Wong (with small sketch), Jim Dong, Jerry Jew, Peter Man, Norman Yee and Zand Gee. Black and white photographs reflecting various aspects of...