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This mural, entitled Broken Barriers, honors Dr. Garcia’s life, legacy, and widespread impact.

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In a 1972 meeting at the Corpus Christi airport, Dr. Garcia and vice presidential candidate Sargent Shriver discuss the problems facing Mexican Americans.

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Dr. Garcia wanted the government to recognize the sacrifice and bravery of soldiers from minority groups. In this photograph, he poses with Latino Medal of Honor recipients.

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Dr. Garcia and his sister, Dr. Clotilde Garcia, are pictured together in the office at their Corpus Christi medical practice.

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In this 1977 photograph, Dr. Garcia and his sister Clotilde protest the murder of Jose Campos Torres and the light sentences his police assailants received.

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President Ronald Reagan is pictured here with Dr. Garcia at the 1983 AGIF convention in El Paso.

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Dr. Garcia’s involvement in presidential campaigns continued into the 1990s. Here, he shakes hands with candidate Bill Clinton.

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A large group of students and parents participate in a 1972 school segregation protest led by Dr. Garcia.

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Dr. Garcia speaks at an event marking his donation to the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Bell Library.

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In 1989, Dr. Garcia visited Private Longoria’s gravesite to honor the man who spurred him to start a movement.
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