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Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center

Alberto Garcia oral history recording Part 1

People waiting outside the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, circa 1980. Photo courtesy of Centro Cultural de Washington County.

The collection of the Virgina Garcia Memorial Health Center contains an oral history of Alberto Garcia, father of the center's namesake, Virginia Garcia, as well as an oral history of the health center itself through interviews with founders and supporters. The oral histories contain compelling stories of a community coming together to address inequities in healthcare.

Browse all the oral histories contributed by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.

The Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center provides high-quality, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate primary health care to the communities of Washington and Yamhill Counties with a special emphasis on migrant and seasonal farmworkers and others with barriers to receiving healthcare.