Jingu House Grand Re-opening - San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden (116 images)

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Grand re-opening of Jingu House at the Japanese Sunken Garden at Brackenridge Park, Oct. 22, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.
In 1919, at the city's invitation, Kimi Eizo Jingu, a local Japanese-American artist, moved to the garden. In 1926, they opened the Bamboo Room, where light lunches and tea were sold. Kimi and Miyoshi Jingu maintained the garden, lived in the park, and raised eight children. Kimi was a representative of the Shizuoka Tea Association and was considered an expert in...
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