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The Zoot Suit Riots, Kevin Hillstrom

Label
The Zoot Suit Riots
Title
The Zoot Suit Riots
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Hillstrom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Surveys the political events, social trends, and racial attitudes that contributed to a week-long outbreak of violence in Los Angeles in 1943 by white servicemen and civilians against young Mexican-American 'zoot suiters.' Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.09794/94053
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F869.L89
LC item number
M447 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
Label
The Zoot Suit Riots, Kevin Hillstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Caught in the currents of empire and conquest -- 2. Rising tensions in California -- 3. A city on the edge -- 4. The trial of the 38th Street Boys -- 5. The Zoot Suit Riots -- 6. Release from prison -- 7. Legacy of the Zoot Suit Riots -- Biographies -- Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968) Mayor of Los Angeles during the Sleepy Lagoon trial and Zoot Suit Riots -- José Díaz (1919-1942),Mexican farm worker whose murder resulted in the Sleepy Lagoon trial -- Charles William Fricke (1882-1958), judge who presided over the 1943 Sleepy Lagoon murder trial -- Alice Greenfield (1917-2009), civil rights activist and member of the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee -- Henry "Hank" Leyvas (1923-1971), Mexican-American defendant in the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial -- Carey McWilliams (1905-1980), American journalist and attorney who headed the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee -- Edward Roybal (1916-2005), First Hispanic-American member of the Los Angeles City Council and longtime U.S. Representative -- George Shibley (1910-1989), defense attorney in the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial -- Primary sources. -- Anglo squatters swarm Mexican-owned haciendas in California -- Examples of anti-Mexican discrimination in 1930s America -- Depression-era Los Angeles targets Mexicans for repatriation -- A Los Angeles police officer issues a racist report on the Mexican "element" -- Courtroom clashes between Fricke and Shibley -- Trying to survive the Zoot Suit Riots -- Mexican-American activists assess the causes of the Zoot Suit Riots -- The Los Angeles Times attacks Eleanor Roosevelt's stance on the riots -- New Hispanic hopes and dreams in the Post-World War II Era -- From the barrio to a German POW camp and back -- A landmark legal decision for Mexican Americans -- Honoring the heritage and contributions of Hispanic Americans
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 214 pages
Isbn
9780780812857
Lccn
2012029556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Glossy, photo illustrated red paper boards, title stamped in red and white. Contains images from Library Special Collections' holdings. Gift of the publisher.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775419575
  • ucoclc775419575
Label
The Zoot Suit Riots, Kevin Hillstrom
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Caught in the currents of empire and conquest -- 2. Rising tensions in California -- 3. A city on the edge -- 4. The trial of the 38th Street Boys -- 5. The Zoot Suit Riots -- 6. Release from prison -- 7. Legacy of the Zoot Suit Riots -- Biographies -- Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968) Mayor of Los Angeles during the Sleepy Lagoon trial and Zoot Suit Riots -- José Díaz (1919-1942),Mexican farm worker whose murder resulted in the Sleepy Lagoon trial -- Charles William Fricke (1882-1958), judge who presided over the 1943 Sleepy Lagoon murder trial -- Alice Greenfield (1917-2009), civil rights activist and member of the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee -- Henry "Hank" Leyvas (1923-1971), Mexican-American defendant in the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial -- Carey McWilliams (1905-1980), American journalist and attorney who headed the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee -- Edward Roybal (1916-2005), First Hispanic-American member of the Los Angeles City Council and longtime U.S. Representative -- George Shibley (1910-1989), defense attorney in the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial -- Primary sources. -- Anglo squatters swarm Mexican-owned haciendas in California -- Examples of anti-Mexican discrimination in 1930s America -- Depression-era Los Angeles targets Mexicans for repatriation -- A Los Angeles police officer issues a racist report on the Mexican "element" -- Courtroom clashes between Fricke and Shibley -- Trying to survive the Zoot Suit Riots -- Mexican-American activists assess the causes of the Zoot Suit Riots -- The Los Angeles Times attacks Eleanor Roosevelt's stance on the riots -- New Hispanic hopes and dreams in the Post-World War II Era -- From the barrio to a German POW camp and back -- A landmark legal decision for Mexican Americans -- Honoring the heritage and contributions of Hispanic Americans
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 214 pages
Isbn
9780780812857
Lccn
2012029556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Glossy, photo illustrated red paper boards, title stamped in red and white. Contains images from Library Special Collections' holdings. Gift of the publisher.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)775419575
  • ucoclc775419575

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