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Mexican youth behind bars
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated October 5, 1942 reads, "Reyes M. Silva and officer H. F. Skouland. Mexican youth, behind bars, jailed after fracas." Accompanying newspaper article reads, "Two men were viciously assaulted and robbed early today by so-called 'Panchecos' - Mexican youths wearing flashy 'zoot suits' - in a bloody climax to a week-end of renewed youthful gang violence that left one youth dead -- killed with a 2 by 4 club during a flight that involved members of the Channing Street and Mateo street gangs."
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9710
Silva, Reyes M
Skouland, H. F
Diaz, Andrew.--Death and burial
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Murder--California--Los Angeles
Clothing and dress--California--Los Angeles
Gangs--California--Los Angeles
Jails--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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