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Kimiko Tamura in Toyo Y. Maeda's Japanese garden on North San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Kimiko Tamura dressed a kimono and standing next to a stone lantern in the Japanese garden created by florist Toyo Y. Maeda at his shop in downtown Los Angeles. The shop was located at 113 N. San Pedro St. on the block north of 1st St. (later the block was re-named Judge John Aiso St.).
Related to the article with a similar photograph by Barbara Miller, "Southland Homes and gardens; you can Travel World Gardens at home!" Los Angeles Times, 21 Jul. 1935: E19. Related to the article by Timothy G. Turner, "Rediscovering Los Angeles," Los Angeles Times, 17 Feb. 1936: A1.
Toyo Y. Maeda created the Japanese garden in a former parking lot behind his florist shop.
Text from negative sleeve: 3298. H + G (House + Garden?). Jap Garden. Jan 21 1936 stamp [date is incorrect].
b&w nitrate negative
Japanese gardens--California--Los Angeles
Tamura, Kimiko, b. 1926 or 1927
Maeda, Toyo Y., b. 1883 or 1884
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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