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Guide to the Leland Wong papers CEMA 128
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Description
Leland Wong is a San Francisco-based illustrator, photographer, and screen printer renowned for his documentation of the Asian American experience. This collection consists of 37 of his posters.
Background
Leland Wong is a San Francisco-based illustrator, photographer, and screen printer renowned for his documentation of the Asian American experience. Early on he became involved with Kearny Street Workshop, teaching photography classes and organizing exhibits at the Jackson Street Gallery. Since 1974, he has designed posters and t-shirts for the Nihonmachi Street Fair, a pan-Asian celebration of heritage held annually in August in San Francisco's Japantown. These posters have progressed from having two colors in the first year, to over ten different colors.
Extent
3.0 linear feet (37 posters)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
This collection is open for research.