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Yoisho! JAM presents Asian American literature and music

Title

Yoisho! JAM presents Asian American literature and music

Subject

Asian American theater -- California -- San Francisco
Asian Americans--California--San Francisco--Social life and customs
Japanese Americans--Social life and customs
Japantown (San Francisco, Calif.)--History--Pictorial works

Description

The poster features three pairs of muscular men without shirts, wearing headbands and red pants. They are shown carrying rice bags. The yellow background is written with "yoisho" written repeated throughout. Additional background colors include red and blue. The text states, "Yoisho! JAM presents Asian American Literature and Music, June 28, 1979, 7:30 P.M., 762 Fulton St., $2, Western Addition Cultural Center". The names of poets, writers and musicians, Doug Yamamoto, Joyce Umamoto, Pete Yamamoto, Gordy Watanabe, Yuri Kageyama, Richard Oyama, Russell Baba, and Sheridan Tatsuno are written on the outside border in burgundy lettering.

Creator

Aratani, Gail

Source

Kearny Street Workshop Archives, 1972-2002 (CEMA 33), Series IV, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1979

Access Rights

Restrictions apply

Physical Dimensions

18 x 18 in.

Files

Citation

Aratani, Gail, "Yoisho! JAM presents Asian American literature and music," in Digital Collections, Item #4862, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/4862 (accessed September 26, 2017).