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HTY/POL 301 Career Prep and HTY 339: Historiographical Essays and HTY 499/POL 499 Senior Seminar: Zoot Suit Riots and Resulting Organizations

Readings in History

Primary Sources of Zoot Suit Riots' Aftermath

Aftermath

Zoot-suit culture and the black press.

Authors:
Tyler, Bruce
Source:
Journal of American Culture (01911813). Summer94, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p21. 13p. 7 Black and White Photographs.
Document Type:
Article
Subjects:
AFRICAN Americans -- Clothing
HISTORY
Abstract:
Discusses the association of the zoot-suit culture with Afro-Americans during World War II. Characteristics and public perception of the zoot-suit culture; Efforts of the black press to suppress blacks' wearing zoot-suits; Development of jazz and boogie woogie music in conjunction with the zoot-suit culture during a climate of racial segregation.
ISSN:
0191-1813

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