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(Dong) Jim papers
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Slides

box 1, folder 1

Food Dance Outtakes circa 1977

box 1, folder 2

Asian American Theater Company circa 1980

box 1, folder 3

Asian American Dance Company 1978, 1979, 1982

box 1, folder 4

Philip Gotanda's Avocado Kid at the Chinese Cultural Center circa 1980

box 1, folder 5

Philip Gotanda's Avocado Kid at the Chinese Cultural Center circa 1980

box 1, folder 6

Philip Gotanda's Avocado Kid at the Chinese Cultural Center circa 1980

 

Photographs

Scope and Content

notes
box 2, folder 1-14

Asian American Dance Collective undated

box 2, folder 15-26

Asian American Theater Company undated

box 3, folder 1-17

Jazz in Japan town: Kearny Street Workshop and Asian American Jazz Festival 1975-1984

General

Folder 1 of Box 4 contains a black and white photograph that inspired Jim Dong's silkscreen print depicted in the 1985 JAM Workshop Calendar for the month of December, which is located in Box 5, folder 4.
box 3, folder 18-22

Portraits of "Paper Angels," Angel Island Genny Lim undated

box 3, folder 30

Opening of New Chinese for Affirmative Action's Office with Exhibit by Kearny Street Workshop undated

flat-oversize 4, folder 4

Artwork on the I Hotel circa 1977

General

Photographic print of mural by Jim Dong and Nancy Hom.
flat-oversize 4, folder 4

Mounted black and white photograph of mural in progress undated

 

Ephemera

box 3, folder 27

Celebrating Two New Murals for Chinatown flyer 1986

box 3, folder 29

Chinatown Playground Spafford Mural 1982-1986

flat-oversize 4, folder 3

Images from Rejoice poster 1983

 

Publications

box 3, folder 23

Vanguard Public Foundation. San Francisco, Calif: The Foundation. 1981

box 3, folder 24

Kearny Street Workshop. Texas long grain: photographs. San Francisco: Kearny Street Workshop Press. 1982

box 3, folder 25

Robles, Al, and Jim Dong. Looking for Ifugao Mountain = Paghahanap sa Bundok ng Ifugao. San Francisco: Children's Book Press. 1977

box 3, folder 26

Koret Foundation. Serving elders in our community. San Francisco, Ca: Koret Foundation, Koret Fund. 1987

flat-oversize 4, folder 2

San Francisco Tenants Union. Tenant times: newsletter of the San Francisco Tenants Union. San Francisco, Calif: The Union. July 1987

 

Artwork

Access Restrictions

Oversize materials in flat files. Inquire at Special Research Collections for access.
box 3, folder 28

Greeting card designed by Jim Dong undated

flat-oversize 4, folder 1

I Hotel Calendar, cover art 1977

General

International Hotel low income housing calendar with cover art depicting a photograph of a mural by Jim Dong and Nancy Hom. Photography by Chris Huie and Chris Fujimoto. Design and layout by Nancy Hom.
flat-oversize 4, folder 5

Japantown Art and Media (JAM) Workshop 1985 Calendar 1985

General

A limited edition collection of 12 original silkscreen prints by JAM Workshop artists: Rich Tokeshi, Wes Aoki, Wes Sanzaki, Mitsu Yashima, Nancy Hom, Stephanie Lowe, Barbara Jee Burgess, Leon Sun, Lena Chow, Gail Aratani, Chester Yoshida, and Jim Dong. Japantown Art & Media Workshop 1730 Filmore Street, San Francisco, California 94115.
flat-file  21

Angel Island 1923 1981

Physical Description: 22 x 28 inches

General

The first of two prints of this silkscreen in the collection, both of which are signed by Jim Dong.
Image description: A light purple room blends into a darker color at the floor, where two orange fruits lie on the ground, one near a shattered bowl. A man eating out of a bowl points his chopsticks directly at a soldier across the room. The soldier faces forward with sunglasses shielding his eyes from view. Three green lamps hanging from the ceiling cast a glowing, yellow light onto the two men who are separated by a large table and two benches.
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Angel Island 1923 1981

Physical Description: 22 x 28 inches

General

The second of two prints of this silkscreen in the collection, both of which are signed by Jim Dong.
Image description: A light purple room blends into a darker color at the floor, where two orange fruits lie on the ground, one near a shattered bowl. A man eating out of a bowl points his chopsticks directly at a soldier across the room. The soldier faces forward with sunglasses shielding his eyes from view. Three green lamps hanging from the ceiling cast a glowing, yellow light onto the two men who are separated by a large table and two benches.
flat-file  21

Tai-chi on the Rooftop 1984

Physical Description: 17.25 x 23.5 inches

General

Image description: A grandmother wearing black pants and blue top and granddaughter wearing purple pants and pink top are practicing tai chi on the rooftop of a building in San Francisco. Light mint green blankets are hung on a laundry line blowing with the wind. There is a black painted skyline in the background.
flat-file  21

Title unknown undated

Physical Description: 22 x 29.5 inches

General

Image Description: The print is composed of light blue, dark blue, and black inks to compose a family portrait on the left and a pilot in uniform sitting inside of a fighter plane on the right. The family portrait has a total of five family members in blue ink while the pilot is created out of black ink. The background is white from the paper it is printed on.
flat-file  21

Title unknown undated

Physical Description: 19 x 25.25 inches

General

Image description: Two women are handing off an orange fruit to one another while a fish in the top left corner jumps out of a cage that is composed of brown wooden panels. One woman is wearing a white robe with black trimming while the other woman is wearing a red robe with white trim as well as purple and red bottoms with black shoes. The background of the print is a solid tan with wood grains in red and purple.
flat-file  21

Kings of the Wild West 1971

Physical Description: 17 x 23 inches

General

Image Description:Two boys stand in the center with an orange tiger lying down behind them. The boys stand in the middle of nature with trees, mountains, and waves in the distance. The boys are in matching outfits with brown shoes, blue pants, black vest with a white long sleeve underneath, and a brown raccoon tail hat. The background in composed of light blue and light shades of green. On the bottom right corner of the print is a signature from the artist, Jim Dong.
flat-file  21

Year of the Tiger 1972

Physical Description: 17.2 x 23 inches

General

Image description: A boy wearing blue pants and a green shirt with suspenders rides an orange and yellow tiger. As the boy rides the tiger, he is holding a yellow spear. Both the boy and tiger are in the middle of gray mountains as a river runs down the valley of the mountains in the background, but both figures stand over a portion of the mountain printed in black.
flat-file  21

Myths and Realities/ Past, Present and future of Earth, Heaven and Hell 1981

Physical Description: 19.5 x 32 inches

General

Image description: The print contains three evenly divided images. The first image is the side profile of a man in a blue shirt while the background is split between a yellow sky with circles add a white and orange ground floor. The second image is the back of the man as he shoots a bow and arrow in the sky, creating a split in the ground. The third image shows a mountainside with water flowing beneath it and an orange-to-red gradient sky as the sun sets in the distance. Beneath these three images is another image that consists of a dark brown ground with a blue design that is surround by red splatters.
flat-file  21

1911 1981

Physical Description: 35 x 40 inches

General

A muscular man surrounded by an octagon is cutting off his braid with a knife. The print is focused on the right side of the poster. The man has a mustache and is wearing brown t-shirt displaying his physique. The octagon is orange with a gold border.
flat-file  21

Title unknown undated

Physical Description: 25 x 38 inches

General

Image description: This print depicts a man fishing at the top of a mountain. Behind him is a large orange fruit. There are white clouds rolling through the purple mountainside. At the bottom of the mountain is a white Harley Davidson parked on the green grass. The sky is a purple to pink gradient with white lightening bolts coming out of the sky.
flat-file  21

Nam Exit 1971

Physical Description: 22 x 30 inches

General

Image description: The black and white print shows two soldiers helping carrying another person in the center. Behind them is an old woman sitting in bed while the bed sheets drape in the background forming the three figures. The woman is holding a bowl and spoon while her head has a shawl over it. There is a signature by the artist in the bottom right corner.
flat-file  21

Vietnam 1949-1975 undated

Physical Description: 32 x 40 inches

General

Image description: A bleeding man rests in the arms of another person who is wearing a grey head scarf. The image background is blue with a thick red border. Black text underneath the image includes a quote and a song relating to the Vietnam War.
flat-file  21

Nam Street Kid 1970 and 1983

Physical Description: 24 x 30 inches

General

Immage description: A soldier, depicted by six figures, slowly shifts into the form of what looks like a Coca-cola bottle. The background depicts a barren field, a woman, a man, a bull, and an ox working on the field against a red and purple background.
flat-file  21

Reborn 1968

General

Image description: The top half of this print is a gradient from a deep indigo to navy blue which sharply becomes white where a red and pink circle suddenly appears on the left with a replica of the circlular imgae stamped into the paper on the right. Beneath the two circles is a block of blue to black gradient. The pink and red circle print has some white details with portions in navy blue. The figure of a body lying down beneath the red and pink colors appears with the head in the foreground and feet outsreteched into the background at the bottom half of the circle.
 

Audiovisual

Separated Materials

LPs are cataloged separately. Items can be found in UCSB Library catalog.
 

Blues, Myself, and I, Raymond Collins (KRC-BMI) 1981

General

LP cover photo art by Jim Dong.
 

United Front OHM: Unit of Resistance (RPM Records) 1981

General

LP cover photo art by Jim Dong.
database collection files

Born-digital 1967-2018

Physical Description: 1.02 GigabytesDigital folders consist of approximately 57 JPG and PDS image files and 11 PDF files.

Access Restrictions

Please contact UCSB Library Special Research Collections to access digital files.