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Victim of gang holdup
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 6, 1942 reads, "Mrs. Josephine George robbed by youth gang. Points to diamond ring for which suspects assertedly threatened to cut off her finger." George asserted she was knocked down by five men near the 800 block of Temple Street and her purse was taken. One suspect, Joaquin Porras, referred to as a "zoot suit youth" by the Herald was apprehended.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
He box 9710
George, Josephine
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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