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The Resource Forbidden City, USA : Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong

Forbidden City, USA : Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong

Label
Forbidden City, USA : Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970
Title
Forbidden City, USA
Title remainder
Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Dong
Title variation
  • Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970
  • Forbidden City, U.S.A
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Features interviews with nightclub performers, histories of individual clubs and illustrations of memorabilia
Awards note
American Book Award winner, 2015
Cataloging source
SFR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dong, Arthur E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
TX950.57.C2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dong, Lorraine
  • See, Lisa
  • Forbidden City (Nightclub: San Francisco, Calif.)
  • San Francisco Public Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)
  • Entertainers
  • Chinese Americans
  • Asian Americans
Label
Forbidden City, USA : Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in 2014 as paperback with title: Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970
  • "The paperback edition was published in coordination with Arthur Dong's 2014 exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library"--Colophon
  • "List of clubs": page 210
Bar code
31223117816364
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Lisa See -- Preface / by Arthur Dong -- Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970 / by Arthur Dong and Lorraine Dong -- Interviews. Charlie Low ; Dottie Sun ; Frances Chun ; Ivy Tam ; Jackie Mei Ling ; Jade Ling ; Jadin Wong ; Larry Ching ; Mary Mammon ; Noel Toy ; Tony Wing ; Toy and Wing (Dorothy Toy; Paul Wing) ; Toy Yat Mar ; Walton Biggerstaff -- The clubs. China Doll ; Chinese Sky Room ; Club Shanghai ; Forbidden City ; Kubla Khan ; Lion's Den ; Oakland clubs (Club Oakland; New Shanghai Cafe; New Shanghai Terrace Bowl) ; Shangri-la -- Memorabilia. Matchbook covers ; Menus ; Cocktail napkins ; Photo folder covers
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780991573318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)942076855
Label
Forbidden City, USA : Chinatown nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong
Publication
Note
  • First published in 2014 as paperback with title: Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970
  • "The paperback edition was published in coordination with Arthur Dong's 2014 exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library"--Colophon
  • "List of clubs": page 210
Bar code
31223117816364
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Lisa See -- Preface / by Arthur Dong -- Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970 / by Arthur Dong and Lorraine Dong -- Interviews. Charlie Low ; Dottie Sun ; Frances Chun ; Ivy Tam ; Jackie Mei Ling ; Jade Ling ; Jadin Wong ; Larry Ching ; Mary Mammon ; Noel Toy ; Tony Wing ; Toy and Wing (Dorothy Toy; Paul Wing) ; Toy Yat Mar ; Walton Biggerstaff -- The clubs. China Doll ; Chinese Sky Room ; Club Shanghai ; Forbidden City ; Kubla Khan ; Lion's Den ; Oakland clubs (Club Oakland; New Shanghai Cafe; New Shanghai Terrace Bowl) ; Shangri-la -- Memorabilia. Matchbook covers ; Menus ; Cocktail napkins ; Photo folder covers
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780991573318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)942076855

Library Locations

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      100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, US
      37.779376 -122.415795
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