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Zoot suit youth held in a robbery
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 November 6, 1942 reads, "Joaquin Porras. 'Zoot suit youth held as a robbery suspect." Porras was accused of being one of five men who knocked down Josephine George near the 800 block of Temple Street, stealing her purse, and threatening to take a diamond ring by cutting off her finger.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
He box 9710; HE-001-866 4x5
Porras, Joaquin
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Clothing and dress--California--Los Angeles
Gangs--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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