Los Angeles Zoot: Race "Riot," the Pachuco, and Black Music Culture

  title={Los Angeles Zoot: Race "Riot," the Pachuco, and Black Music Culture},
  author={Douglas Henry Daniels},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  pages={98 - 118}
  • D. Daniels
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • History
  • The Journal of African American History
The interrelationships between black, Hispanic, and American popular culture are evident from an examination of the so-called "zoot-suit" riot that occurred in early June 1943 in Los Angeles. Such riots also took place elsewhere that year, but the first was in Southern California, where there were neither fatalities nor destruction of propertyunlike in New York and Detroit; in Los Angeles, whites not only attacked and beat Mexican Americans and blacks, but stripped from them their fashionable… 


East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio.
* Preface * Acknowledgments *1. Introduction *2. Prelude to the Barrio *3. From Homeland to Barrio *4. Creating the Eastside Barrio *5. The "Brown Scare" *6. Work and Restlessness *7. Reform,
Zoot-Suiters and Mexicans: Symbols in Crowd Behavior
Content analysis is used to test a hypotesis that over hostile crowd behavior is preceded by the development of an unambigously unfavorable symbol. The Los Angeles "zoot-suit riots" of 1943 provide
The War Aims of World War I and World War II and Their Relation to the Darker Peoples of the World
  • M. Tate
  • Political Science, History
  • 1943
"Universal expectation has perhaps never been raised to such a pitch," wrote the Prussian statesman, Frederick von Gentz, of the Congress of Vienna assembled one hundred and twenty-eight years ago to
Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance
* Marshall Winslow Stearns: An Appreciation by James T. Maher * Prologue Prehistory * Africa and the West Indies * New Orleans and the South * The Pattern of Diffusion Beginnings * From Folk to
Whistle and Zoot," pp. 56-81 discusses the effects of the zoot suit an American postwar fashion on English styles and customs, the English version's associations w racketeers and hoodlums
  • Carey McWilliams UCLA file. T photograph of "Boys in Zoot Suits" in Stuart Cosgrove
55-65; and "The Mexican Immigrant and Segregation
  • Sociology and Social Research
  • 1930
Carey McWilliams UCLA file. See Malcolm X's recollections, Haley