Interview with Sherry Hemming Garcia, June 20, 2023

Project: Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Sherry (nee Hemming) Garcia Dominican Republic, 1967-1970, Family Planning Sherry (nee Hemming) Garcia from San Mateo, CA. Graduated CA State College at Chico with BA social welfare/corrections. PC service in family planning project for the Health Ministry in La Romana, Dominican Republic. She received 3 months PC training in Puerto Rico, near Arecibo. She included a description of living conditions, town layout and surrounding areas. Initial work sight was an outpatient clinic but expanded to include a mobile health clinic in San Pedro de Macoris. She married a local Dominican teacher and lived and worked in tourism, raised a family and returned to the US some 30 years later.

Interview Accession

2024oh0051_pcrv0956

Interviewee Name

Sherry Hemming Garcia

Interviewer Name

Randolph A. Adams

Interview Date

2023-06-20

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may only be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions

Interviews may only be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Garcia, Sherry Hemming Interview by Randolph A. Adams. 20 Jun. 2023. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Garcia, S.H. (2023, June 20). Interview by R. A. Adams. Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Garcia, Sherry Hemming, interview by Randolph A. Adams. June 20, 2023, Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





You may come across language in UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center collections and online resources that you find harmful or offensive. SCRC collects materials from different cultures and time periods to preserve and make available the historical record. These materials document the time period when they were created and the view of their creator. As a result, some may demonstrate racist and offensive views that do not reflect the values of UK Libraries.

If you find description with problematic language that you think SCRC should review, please contact us at SCRC@uky.edu.

Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt719m9hkb22q