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Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon

Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A.

by Eduardo Obreg?n PagГџn

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social history,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • History,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, 1942-1943,
  • History: American,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • Social conditions,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Mexican Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9759068M
    ISBN 100807828262
    ISBN 109780807828267

      The notorious ""Sleepy Lagoon"" murder trial in Los Angeles concluded with the conviction of 17 young Mexican American men for the alleged gang slaying of fellow youth Jose Diaz. Just five months later, the so-called Zoot Suit Riot erupted, as white soldiers in the city attacked minority youths and burned their distinctive zoot suits/5(45). Murder at Sleepy Lagoon book review Essay Dissertation Research Help on Write My Class Essay. Why Choose Us? Best Custom and Creative Essay Writing: We have been providing custom papers to students across the globe since In this regard, we have a proven track record of providing high quality and timely work at pocket-friendly prices.

      Eduardo Obregón Pagán is a professor at Arizona State University and a co-host of PBS's History Detectives, and he talks with me about his book, "Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon. The Sleepy Lagoon Murder Trial () is considered one of the "great miscarriages of justice" and an example of the types of discrimination minorities faced in the U.S. Was The Sleepy Lagoon Murder Trial a mass trial? where?

    Book Reviews Eduardo Obregon Pagan. Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A. Chapel Hilt: University of North Carolina Press, Book Review by Nick Lopez. The “Sleepy Lagoon” murder of José Diaz in Los Angeles launched a massive war on Mexican juvenile delinquency by the Los Angeles Police.   "Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race and Riot in Wartime L.A." Journal of American History (Dec ): Chavez, Ernesto. "Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A.".


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The notorious "Sleepy Lagoon" murder trial in Los Angeles concluded with the conviction of seventeen young Mexican American men for the alleged gang slaying of fellow youth Jose Diaz.

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Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A. Eduardo Pagan. Full of flavor Pagan's book provides insight into a time many overlook. You don't have to be Mexican, or Latino, or even a Californian to care about this story.—Hispanic Murder at Sleepy Lagoon does more than sharpen the edges of a well-worn story It also serves as a superb case study of the myriad factors that have influenced the course of race relations in the United States/5(2).

What began as a neighborhood party during the summer of led to the largest mass murder trial in California's history. After young Jose Diaz was found murdered near Los Angeles' Sleepy Lagoon reservoir, Mexican Americans were rounded up by /5(10).

The book is significant and enjoyable contribution to our understanding of the history of the Sleepy Lagoon case, war-time Los Angeles, and, particularly, legal history. —Pacific Historical Review “On the whole, Weitz has provided a readable, informative, and nicely contextualized study of what has become a pivotal event in the history of.

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Davis. Devotes part of a chapter to the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial. Endore, Guy. The Sleepy Lagoon Mystery. Los Angeles: Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee, E-mail Citation» This short booklet provided an interpretation to why the jury convicted the accused despite the lack of evidence, and why the Zoot Suit riot broke out some five months later.

The notorious "Sleepy Lagoon" murder trial in Los Angeles concluded with the conviction of seventeen young Mexican American men for the alleged gang slaying of fellow youth Jose Diaz. Just five months later, the so-called Zoot Suit Riot erupted, as white soldiers in the city attacked minority youths and burned their distinctive zoot : The University of North Carolina Press.

SLEEPY LAGOON MURDER and the ZOOT SUIT RIOTS On August 2,the murdered body of Jose Diaz was found at the Sleepy Lagoon reservoir in southeast Los Angeles. This event touched off months of media attention focusing on Mexican American boy gangs, their criminality, and the zoot suits they wore.

Investigating the murder, the Los AngelesFile Size: 33KB. On this day inJose Diaz is murdered, and his body is found at the Sleepy Lagoon reservoir, near Los Angeles, days later, police. Known popularly as "The Sleepy Lagoon Murder", (legalese People v. Zamora)-- this was more than kindling for the ensuing was the lighter fluid, a combustible mixture of wartime paranoia, rampant racism in Los Angeles law enforcement and the judicial system, wild fear-stoking newspaper headlines, misunderstanding of s Mexican-American youth culture, and celebrity .Eduardo decided to write his first scholarly work, Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riots in Wartime L.A.

(Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ), in the format.The notorious ""Sleepy Lagoon"" murder trial in Los Angeles concluded with the conviction of 17 young Mexican American men for the alleged gang slaying of fellow youth Jose Diaz.

Just five months later, the so-called Zoot Suit Riot erupted, as white soldiers in the city attacked minority youths and burned their distinctive zoot suits.