The Resource Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong [and Lorraine Dong ; foreword by Lisa See]

Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong [and Lorraine Dong ; foreword by Lisa See]

Label
Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970
Title
Forbidden City, USA
Title remainder
Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Dong [and Lorraine Dong ; foreword by Lisa See]
Title variation
  • Forbidden City, U.S.A
  • Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970
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
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 : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong [and Lorraine Dong ; foreword by Lisa See]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Forbidden City, USA was published in coordination with an exhibition about Chinese American nightclubs curated by Arthur Dong for the San Francisco Public Library's Jewett Gallery (April 12-July 6, 2014)"--Colophon
  • "List of clubs": page 210
Bar code
  • 31223106813174
  • 31223106813273
  • 31223106813224
  • 31223106813216
  • 31223106813208
  • 31223106813190
  • 31223106813182
  • 31223106813141
  • 31223106813166
  • 31223106813158
  • 31223106813125
  • 31223106814073
  • 31223106814065
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic 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 p.
Isbn
9780991573301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
  • 878982918
  • (OCoLC)878982918
Label
Forbidden City, USA : Chinese American nightclubs, 1936-1970, Arthur Dong [and Lorraine Dong ; foreword by Lisa See]
Publication
Note
  • "Forbidden City, USA was published in coordination with an exhibition about Chinese American nightclubs curated by Arthur Dong for the San Francisco Public Library's Jewett Gallery (April 12-July 6, 2014)"--Colophon
  • "List of clubs": page 210
Bar code
  • 31223106813174
  • 31223106813273
  • 31223106813224
  • 31223106813216
  • 31223106813208
  • 31223106813190
  • 31223106813182
  • 31223106813141
  • 31223106813166
  • 31223106813158
  • 31223106813125
  • 31223106814073
  • 31223106814065
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic 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 p.
Isbn
9780991573301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
  • 878982918
  • (OCoLC)878982918

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