Filed under: Chicano, L.A., Latinos, Los Angeles, Photos | Tags: L.A., Passings, Photos, Sleepy Lagoon, Zoot Suit
Over the Thanksgiving holiday, news came of Alice McGrath’s passing. Luis Valdez dramatized her work as an activist in the Sleepy Lagoon defense in his play Zoot Suit. Her L.A. Times obiturary is here.
Information on the photo from Calisphere below:
Title: Alice Greenfield McGrath, portrait, Alice Greenfield McGrath, back in the Bradbury building, where her work on Sleepy Lagoon defense began
Creator/Contributor: Los Angeles Times (Firm), Publisher; Barnard, Tony, Photographer
Date: May 2, 1978
Contributing Institution: Dept of Special Collections/UCLA Library, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, 405 Hilgard Ave, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575