Yakumo Nihon Teien

The Japanese Garden Society of New Orleans began in the mid-1980s with the purpose of establishing a Japanese garden in New Orleans.  Planning for the project continued through the 1990s and the garden was installed at City Park in 2003, near the intersection of Harrison and Marconi. Its formal name is Yakumo Nihon Teien, honoring Koizumi Yakumo (author Lafcadio Hearn, 1850-1904), recognizing his role in advancing the cultural connection between Japan and the United States, especially New Orleans. The garden and tea house were repaired after Hurricane Katrina.

LaRC Manuscripts Collection 1090 holds the organizational records and other documents collected by the Japanese Garden Society of New Orleans, between 1992 and 2007.    Included are handwritten notes and correspondence, minutes, agendas, financial notes and reports, photographs, membership lists, business cards, newsletters, brochures, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and other printed items.

The library holds over five hundred books and other resources by and about Lafcadio Hearn, and most of these are in the Louisiana Research Collection.

Caption: a fund-raising brochure prior to the installation of Yakumo Nihon Teien within City Park's Botanical Garden, showing the proposed design plan.    Japanese Garden Society of New Orleans records, 1992-2007, Manuscripts Collection 1090, Box 1.  Images of items held in the Louisiana Research Collection may not be re-published without permission. 




Photos of the garden and post by Susanna Powers


Comments

  1. To know more about Chief Dr Lucky you can visit his website (https://chiefdrluckyherbaltherapy.wordpress.com/)
     
     A friend that suffered from Herpes and was cure with the help of this great herbal doctor Chief Lucky so i decided to contact him for help in getting rid of my families genital herpes virus 1/2 which i did and all i was told to provide was just some useful information and some materials used in preparation of the natural cure and that i did and now i am the happiest person on earth because i am writing this testimony of mine with joy and happiness in my heart to the whole world to know that natural remedy is real because i am a living testimony of Chief Lucky traditional herbal cure and i want you all to contact Chief Lucky via his email: chiefdrlucky@gmail.com or WhatsApp him +2348132777335 am sure he will help you too.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

LaRC on WWL TV

Special Collections Receives Parkway Partners Records

Costume designs for Carnival royalty