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Photograph dated December 1, 1942 shows view of residential homes, possibly in East Los Angeles. Written on the verso is "Mex Gang." The residences may have a connection to the the death of Jose Diaz in August 1942, known as the Sleepy Lagoon murder, or the death of Felix Miramonte in a gang altercation during a wedding shower in November 1942.
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles Crime--California--Los Angeles Gangs--California--Los Angeles Dwellings--California--East Los Angeles Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs