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Finding Aid for the The Church of the Epiphany Chicano Civil Rights Archive 1960-1994
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This is a collection of papers, photos and printed materials relating to Los Angele's Lincoln Heights Church of the Epiphany which served as a base for the Chicano Civil Rights Movement and more particularly the organizing efforts of Cesar Chavez.
The Church of the Epiphany in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles was Founded in 1886, and is the oldest standing Episcopal Church in the City of Los Angeles. Bishop Johnson, the first Bishop of the new Diocese of Los Angeles, gave his first sermon as a new Bishop at Epiphany and many Bishops from all over the Anglican Communion including Robert Runcie the former Archbishop of Canterbury have preached and celebrated at Epiphany. Cesar Chavez, the Founder of the United Farmworkers Union and long time friend of Epiphany, also graced it's pulpit.
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For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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