Hollywood Ten- 16 min documentary; denounced McCarthyism and Hollywood blacklisting
Red Scare/Mcarthyism/HUAC (House Committee on Un-American Activities)
The Wagner Act 1935- a law that protects workers to engage in collective bargaining, take part in strikes, endorsed
Zoot Suit riots
Sister Aimee/Angeles Temple McPherson-
Taxi Dance Hall- women, called “taxi dancers” are paid to dance with patrons, who are made up with ethnic groups,
men with disabilities, immigrants, people who are denied access elsewhere. Social place for everyone- non
City Housing Authority (CHA)
The Unruh Act
Euclid Supreme court case (Village of Euclid, Ohio v Amber Realty Co.)- racism played part in zoning; euclidean
zoning segregated areas to minimize conflict
Criminal Syndicalism Act
Red Lining/Steering/Restrictive Covenants – mapping out the area that has bad neighborhoods that needs to be
reconstructed. Discrimination- Red Lining area’s mortgage did not go up because it was “red lined” as bad area.
Rosie the Rivetter- cultural icon of women working during the World War II
Branch-plant economy- American companies started to look into Canadian market. Built factories in Canada
WPA/New Deal- Works Progress Administration- to provide jobs for unemployed artists
Merchant and Manufactures Assoc.
Gerrymandering- a form of redistribution in which the electoral boundaries are manipulated for electoral advantage.
Racial, religious, political groups can be affected by this when they’re trying to get something passed
Star Configuration (in city planning)-
California Eagle- Oldest African-American newspaper that contained information on housing, jobs, helped black
people, white press admonished it.
Film Noir- low key black and white style of movies , during the Depression it became popular
Pacific Electric/Red Cars- before the freeways, the red cars connected the parts of the city. Peaked popularity in the
1920’s until buses, automobiles, and trains replaced it.
Upton Sinclair- EPIC movement (put taxes on the utilities, wealthy, provide pensions for old, disabled, and women,
etc.) ran for mayor but lost.
Executive order 9066- ordered the Japanese to evacuate from the city
Zoning- separation of uses, mapping of districts (map and text), flexibility devices, planned unit development and
transferable development rights systems
Hadacheck v. Sebastian- Hadacheck was a prominent brickman, he tried to keep his brickyard when the housing
developers tried to take his land away. Brickyard was considered as a nuisance for the value of the city, so it was