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Mexican youth in jail
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 July 26, 1942 reads, "These are some of the 79 zoot-suit Mexican youths who were held in jail after four new outbreaks of gang violence over a week-end. They were arrested when they assertedly sought to crash a Mexican wedding."
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
He box 9710
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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