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Median Income and Education of Asian Population by Ethnicity in 1960. (From Gidra 1.5)
12019-07-09T17:13:37-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e11651Graphic showing Asian income by Ethnicity in 1960plain2019-07-09T17:13:37-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1
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12019-07-09T17:11:17-04:00Gidra 1.56Gidra 1.5 (August 1969)plain2019-07-22T23:02:30-04:00For this issue, Gidra changes from a newspaper type format (with a title and text on the front page) to more of a magazine format (with a separate cover page). It also contains a proper Table of Contents for the first time.
The core of this issue is a series of historical essays on four different Asian American immigrant groups: Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, and Filipinos. Following those essays, the issue contains an extensive list of Asian American organizations, including: Asian American Experimental College, Asian American Political Alliance, Asian American Student Alliance, the Asian American Studies Center (UCLA), Council of Oriental Organizations, East-West Players (a group of Asian American actors), and the Yellow Brotherhood.
The staff expands significantly for this issue.
Table of Contents
Cincip is here. (Cincip is "Picnic" backwards). A plan for an Asian American gathering on July 27, 1969.
Don't Call Me Tabo. By Warren Furutani. A personal essay on Japanese American naming: "My mom said they call me Tabo, because when my older brother was little he couldn't pronounce Tadashi. Yeh, Tadashi is my Japanese name, but my real name is Warren."
Noguchi Receives Support. An update on the Thomas Noguchi trial, with reference to a petition containing 3000 names supporting the Japanese American coroner as well as money raised in support of his legal fees.
The Burden of Life by James Okazaki.
Hey, Look Me Over. By Georgia Lee. A critique of Japanese American beauty contests.
The Chinese in Los Angeles. By David Chan, UCLA. A historical essay on the Chinese population in Los Angeles.
From Japan to L.A. by Jim Matsuoka. A historical essay on the Japanese community in Los Angeles.
The Korean Americans. By Joyce -----, UCLA. A historical essay on Korean immigration to Hawaii and the West Coast.
The Filipino Immigrant. By Candido Domingo, UCLA. A historical essay on Filipino immigration to Hawaii and the West Coast.