He initially applied on August 24, 1965 and was approved for membership one week later. He gave his address as 71 Miguel Street, San Francisco, claiming to have resided there for four years. He claims his occupation as music teacher. Question #29 asks "Have you played any professional engagements during the time you were not a member of the Federation, and if so, where and with whom?" Answer: no (of course).
Like a lot of creative types, Garcia was paperwork-challenged, as indicated by his very messy card.
- Applied 8/24/85;
- Admitted 8/31/65;
- Dropped 4/12/66;
- Readmitted to membership 7/16/66;
- dropped 3/31/68;
- Readmitted to membership 7/13/68;
- dropped 3/31/69;
- readmitted 4/3/70;
- dropped 6/30/72;
- readmitted 9/21/72;
- suspended w/ $100 fine 3/25/74
- dropped 9/30/74;
- readmitted 5/12/75;
- dropped 12/31/80
- readmitted 3/26/81, con't to 9/21/82
I don't know if he got someone to keep his paperwork together after that time (I think so) or if there were more ebbs and flows that I just wasn't able to pin down.