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The Zoot Suit Riots. Zoot suit > Clyde Duncan from Gainsville, VA, in the New York Times, 1943 and jazz musician Cab Calloway, 1943.

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1 The Zoot Suit Riots

2 Zoot suit > Clyde Duncan from Gainsville, VA, in the New York Times, 1943 and jazz musician Cab Calloway, 1943

3 Zoot suit > Young Mexican American in a zoot suit, Banay, 1944

4 Zoot suit > Cartoon, Mercury Herald and News, April 25, 1943

5 Zoot suit > Los Angeles police officer pretends to clip the hair of a zoot-suiter; headline from Los Angeles Examiner, 1942

6 Zoot suit > Mexican Americans stripped of zoot suits during the riots, Life, 1943

7 Zoot suit > Sailor arrested during the riots, Los Angeles Daily News, 1943

8 The Atomic Bomb and Postwar Culture

9 Atomic Bomb > The Trinity Test, New Mexico, July 16, 1945

10 Atomic Bomb > President Harry Truman announces the Hiroshima bombing Announcer: Good evening from the White House in Washington. Ladies and gentlemen the President of the United States. Harry S. Truman: My fellow Americans, the British, Chinese and United States governments have given the Japanese people adequate warning of what is in store for them. The world will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base. If Japan does not surrender, bombs will have to be dropped on her war industries and unfortunately thousands of civilian lives will be lost. I urge Japanese civilians to leave industrial cities immediately and save themselves from destruction.

11 Atomic Bomb > Miyuki Bridge, Hiroshima, 3 hours after detonation, August 6, 1945

12 Atomic Bomb > Nagasaki from the B-29 bomber that dropped the bomb, Aug. 8 1945

13 Atomic Bomb > The Atomic Café (1982)


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