This collection contains papers, photographs, printed materials, ephemera and realia related to Lupe Anguiano's personal and
Lupe Anguiano was born on March 12, 1929. For more than fifty years she has worked for the equality of all people. She was
born in Colorado. Her father worked for the railroad and in the summers the family lived in California, picking fruit and
walnuts. In 1949, she joined Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters. As a nun, she worked for fifteen years to improve the
social, educational, and economic conditions of poor people throughout the United States. Anguiano was also a United Farm
Workers' volunteer, working directly under the direction of Cesar Chavez in Delano, California. In the late 60s, she was assigned
to lead what became the successful grape boycott in Michigan.
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