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This is a Zoot Suit from the Zoot Suits were usually worn by African American men during this time. Zoo Suits consisted of high wasted trousers and an oversized jacket. They were typically worn for special occasions and dances.

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Zoot suit, An extreme form of the sack suit, the zoot suit had a long jacket with excessively wide shoulders and long wide lapels and trousers that were markedly pegged.

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Mexican American Zoot suiters Edward James Olmos and ? in the movie Zoot Suit. Would like to know the name of the actress beside Olmos!

PACHUCO!!!! A zoot suit outfit that was popular among Mexican American youths in the 1940s.

The Zoot Suit of the was a style worn primarily by Latin-Americans along with some African Americans as a sign of rebellion. The Zoot Suit riots occurred during the early when many of these minorities were attacked by U.

A “Pachucha” (Mexican-American women in zoot suits) Rosie From Boyle Heights In The 1940s

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Zoot-suits were worn by lower class Mexican and African Americans. Very loose and long pants with an extremely large jacket. The zoot-suit was a distinctive part of the "Pachuco" culture, and a way for the youth of minority groups to express their individuality and feelings of rebellion. People saw wearing the zoot-suit as a deliberate, public, and obnoxious way of ignoring the rationing/war effort after the War Production  Board nearly banned the production of them. Distinctions were…

Zoot-suits were worn by lower class Mexican and African Americans. Very loose and long pants with an extremely large jacket. The zoot-suit was a way for the youth of minority groups to express their individuality and feelings of rebellion.

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