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Interview with Ingeborg Raymer by Eric Damer November 21, 2012 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of first coming to Canada and settling in Burnaby. Ingeborg describes her early years in Canada, her interest in music, her second marriage to Roy Raymer and their life together at Oasis auto court.
Date Range
1952-1956
Length
0:08:37
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of first coming to Canada and settling in Burnaby. Ingeborg describes her early years in Canada, her interest in music, her second marriage to Roy Raymer and their life together at Oasis auto court.
Date Range
1952-1956
Photo Info
Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer in an evening gown, [196-]. Item no. 549-061.
Length
0:08:37
Name
Oasis
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
November 21, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, November 21, 2012. Major theme discussed: rise of fine arts in Burnaby.
Biographical Notes
Born in 1922 in Dresden and trained as a pianist, Ingeborg (Weigler) Haacke came to Vancouver in 1952 with her husband, eldest daughter, and son. Ingeborg found work in Burnaby but her husband did not wish to stay. By 1953 they were divorced, with Ingeborg keeping the children in Burnaby. In 1955 Ingeborg (Weigler) Haacke married her second husband Roy Raymer. The first auto court in British Columbia, the Oasis, was originally owned and operated by Roy Raymer's parents. Roy was responsible for running the Oasis gas station and he and Ingeborg also built an attached drive-in restaurant on the property. During this time, Ingeborg and Roy had two sons together. After the auto court was sold in 1964, Ingeborg followed Roy on a job to Banff where she began sketching and painting. Over the course of her art career, Ingeborg has studied at Douglas College, Emily Carr College of Art, and Capilano College, earned an Associate of Arts Degree and an honorary Degree from the Accademia Internazionale Greci Marino. Ingeborg also founded the Burnaby Artists' Guild in 1970 of which she is an honorary Lifetime Member. She currently teaches private art classes out of her studio.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:44:18
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Interviewee Name
Raymer, Ingeborg Weigler Haacke
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-023_ Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of recording of interview with Ingeborg Raymer

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Interview with Ingeborg Raymer by Eric Damer November 21, 2012 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory395
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of her marriage to Roy Raymer and their life at the Oasis auto court with their children. She describes working at the drive-in restaurant and looking after the cabins. Ingeborg also mentions neighbours and goe…
Date Range
1951-1961
Length
0:08:13
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of her marriage to Roy Raymer and their life at the Oasis auto court with their children. She describes working at the drive-in restaurant and looking after the cabins. Ingeborg also mentions neighbours and goes on to describe her involvement at her children's schools, including the choirs that they performed in.
Date Range
1951-1961
Photo Info
Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer in an evening gown, [196-]. Item no. 549-061.
Length
0:08:13
Name
Oasis
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
November 21, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, November 21, 2012. Major theme discussed: rise of fine arts in Burnaby.
Biographical Notes
Born in 1922 in Dresden and trained as a pianist, Ingeborg (Weigler) Haacke came to Vancouver in 1952 with her husband, eldest daughter, and son. Ingeborg found work in Burnaby but her husband did not wish to stay. By 1953 they were divorced, with Ingeborg keeping the children in Burnaby. In 1955 Ingeborg (Weigler) Haacke married her second husband Roy Raymer. The first auto court in British Columbia, the Oasis, was originally owned and operated by Roy Raymer's parents. Roy was responsible for running the Oasis gas station and he and Ingeborg also built an attached drive-in restaurant on the property. During this time, Ingeborg and Roy had two sons together. After the auto court was sold in 1964, Ingeborg followed Roy on a job to Banff where she began sketching and painting. Over the course of her art career, Ingeborg has studied at Douglas College, Emily Carr College of Art, and Capilano College, earned an Associate of Arts Degree and an honorary Degree from the Accademia Internazionale Greci Marino. Ingeborg also founded the Burnaby Artists' Guild in 1970 of which she is an honorary Lifetime Member. She currently teaches private art classes out of her studio.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:44:18
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Raymer, Ingeborg Weigler Haacke
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-023_ Track_2
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track two of recording of interview with Ingeborg Raymer

Images
Less detail
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