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El Hoyo MV

ID Number: 16394
Maker: Méchicano Art Center
Technique: silkscreen
Date Made: Circa 1969-1976
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 19 cm x 18 cm; 7 1/2 in x 7 1/16 in
Main Subject: Chicano/Latino; Gangs
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

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El Hoyo MV

Acquisition Number: 1997-005

El Hoyo Maravilla is the name of a gang in East Los Angeles that began in the 1930s. The Maravilla neighborhood was involved in the Zoot Suit Riots of 1943. In same neighborhood were 3 rival gangs: Harpies, White Fence, and El Hoyo Maravilla. (Source: Moore, Joan. Going Down To The Barrio: Homeboys and Homegirls in Change. Temple University Press, 2010. pp. 26-27)

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