Letters from Longue Vue
Edgar Stern (speaking at a Dillard graduation ceremony) helped to found both Dillard and its teaching hospital. Although the founding trustees were segregated into black and white boards, Edgar served on both—the only person to do so.
Growth is Longue Vue’s institutional theme for 2023. Selected by Longue Vue staff members, it is a theme with many meanings for us: Growth for our staff. Growth in our audience experience. Growth in income and sustainability. Growth in our partnerships, long-standing and new. Growth in our personal lives and perspectives as individuals. And of course, growth in our gardens. Growth is a principle that crosses every dimension of who we are and what we aspire to be. Read more
Gardener, Chris, with wagon of grapefruit.
Harvested oranges in Walled Garden.
Gardener, Mario, setting up ladder to harvest citrus high in orange tree.
Working in a garden has many perks, one of which is having the ability to share in or purchase fresh vegetables and fruit. Longue Vue’s winter garden yields an abundance of greens, broccoli, cauliflower, ginger, turmeric, lemons, blood oranges, grapefruit and most any culinary herb you can name. Read more
Taken from the Main House stairs, this photo shows the lower hall in the 1950s.
Here is a photo from the Playhouse balcony the year a bubble machine was the key decorations.
New Year’s, a time to assess the year that is ending, to look forward to projects yet to come, and to celebrate that winter is at its halfway point. Read more
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