Here Come the Monte Boys: Vigilante Justice and Lynch Mobs in 19th Century El Monte

Southern pioneers and confederate sympathizers once sought to establish a new racial order in El Monte, CA.

About the Author

Karen S. Wilson, Ph.D., is a historian of the American West, specializing in the social and economic history of Los Angeles. She curated the 2013 exhibition, Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic, for the Autry National Center and edited...

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