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Young zoot suiter in hospital after shooting, Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1943

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Young zoot suiter in hospital after shooting, Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1943
Date:1943 June 10
Description:

Text on reverse: "Young Zoot Suiter in Hospital After Shooting! Los Angeles, Calif., At the General Hospital, Vincent Duarte, 15-year-old zoot suiter was confronted by his mother, Mrs. Vera Duarte Trujillo, and his step-father Adolph Trujillo, as he lay on a cot, his legs propped in the air to heal wounds inflicted when a railroad guard shot him after he failed to stop while running away from a stink bombing of an Azusa theater." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_182

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Zoot Suit Riots, Los Angeles, Calif., 1943 | Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles | Race discrimination | Riots--California--Los Angeles | Hospitals | Families | Wounds & injuries | Kennedy, Stetson | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Original Material:

Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_182, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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