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The Oasis Suburban Café

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37171
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-]
Collection/Fonds
Patterson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 9.5 x 14 cm
Item No.
326-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of "'THE OASIS,' SUBURBAN CAFE" on Kingsway.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-]
Collection/Fonds
Patterson family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
326-001
Accession Number
BHS996-11
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 9.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of "'THE OASIS,' SUBURBAN CAFE" on Kingsway.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Names
Oasis
Notes
Annotation on recto of postcard reads: "'THE OASIS, SUBURBAN CAFE / A place of Refinement and Good Food. - On the Highway between New Westminster and Vancouver"
Typed on verso of postcard reads: " Vancouver, B.C. / Dear ___________/ We just had Chicken Dinner at "The Oasis" Suburban Cafe, and I must say it was a real treat, everything was so tasty. If ever you motor up to Vancouver be sure and stop there. It is right on the Pacific Highway at 2675 Kingsway East, about three miles from New Westminster, and 20 minutes run from the Hotel Vancouver."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Pacific Highway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 6105 Kingsway
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
201-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the exterior and parking lot of Sambo's Pancake House, Kingsway. Printed on the top of the front of the postcard is "Sambo's Pancake House," and a sign on the building read's "Sambo's." Written on the back of the postcard: "Please surrender this card for 10% discount on you…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
201-001
Accession Number
BHS987-10
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the exterior and parking lot of Sambo's Pancake House, Kingsway. Printed on the top of the front of the postcard is "Sambo's Pancake House," and a sign on the building read's "Sambo's." Written on the back of the postcard: "Please surrender this card for 10% discount on your next visit to Sambo's, 5550 Kingsway, Burnaby. Offer good until Feb. 28th, 1969. Your host Sambo's."
Subjects
Geographic Features - Automobile Parking Lots
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Names
Sambo's Pancake House
Responsibility
Printed on back of postcard: "Pub. by Living Colour Advertising Agencies, 809 21st St., New West'r, BC - 526-6612" and "Made in Canada / Dexter Color, Canada Ltd., Cornwall, Ontario"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 5550 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1955 and 1959]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Item No.
327-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel, which was known as being Burnaby's million dollar, ultra-modern hotel.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1955 and 1959]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
327-001
Accession Number
BHS996-13
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel, which was known as being Burnaby's million dollar, ultra-modern hotel.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Astor Hotel
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Caption on recto of postcard reads: "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."
Caption on verso of postcard reads: "THE HAIDA GRILL/ The delightful setting and excellent cuisine makes the Haida Grill a must for dining pleasure. A Photograph [sic] showing the Haida Grill with its table side service."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.46.1
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of "Green Gables" drive-in restaurant, half-timbered house; horizontal; white border, wider at sides; on photo at bottom left, "6241 East Hastings Street"; at right, "Vancouver, B.C."; "GREEN GABLES" is on roof; three large menu boards at left, car at extreme left; u…
Object History
Purchased via Maurice Guibord.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.46.1
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of "Green Gables" drive-in restaurant, half-timbered house; horizontal; white border, wider at sides; on photo at bottom left, "6241 East Hastings Street"; at right, "Vancouver, B.C."; "GREEN GABLES" is on roof; three large menu boards at left, car at extreme left; undated, but probably c. 1940s; on reverse in grey "MADE IN CANADA BY THE GOWEN. SUTTON CO. LTD.. VANCOUVER. B.C." "POSTCARD"; then at left below, "CORRESPONDENCE"; and at right, "ADDRESS"; unused; lightly soiled, creased corner
Object History
Purchased via Maurice Guibord.
Colour
black and white
Maker
The Gown Sutton Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Green Gables Drive-In
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.8
Description
Postcard, colour photo of single-storey building, brick and plaster, with projecting two-storey entrance, balcony over door, empty parking lot in foreground; red "SAMBO'S" on roof at left; blue sky with clouds; white border at top with black "SAMBO'S PANCAKE HOUSE"; scalloped edges; on reverse in b…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.8
Description
Postcard, colour photo of single-storey building, brick and plaster, with projecting two-storey entrance, balcony over door, empty parking lot in foreground; red "SAMBO'S" on roof at left; blue sky with clouds; white border at top with black "SAMBO'S PANCAKE HOUSE"; scalloped edges; on reverse in blue up centre, "Pub. by Living Colour Advertising Agencies, 809 21st St., New West'r, B.C. - 526-6612; at bottom, maple leaf logo, "Made in Canada" "DEXTER COLOR, CANADA LTD." "CORNWALL, ONTARIO"; at left is preprinted handwritten message "Please surrender this card for 10% Discount on your next Visit to Sambo's 5550 Kingsway Burnaby Offer good until Sept 1st 1968 Your host Sambo's"; pencilled "READ" with arrow at top; pencilled "9-"; dotted outline of rectangle at upper right; glossy; unused
Maker
Living Colour Advertising Agencies
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
Ontario
Site/City Made
Cornwall
Title
Sambo's Pancake House
Publication Date
1968.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.9
Description
Postcard: colour photos; horizontal; two; larger photo, at right, shows restaurant interior with palm trees; smaller photo at lower left of Stephen Yan wearing "COME WOK WITH YAN" apron; at upper left of card on yellow ground is red "COME WOK WITH YAN" "FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE: 937-7111"; on reverse…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.9
Description
Postcard: colour photos; horizontal; two; larger photo, at right, shows restaurant interior with palm trees; smaller photo at lower left of Stephen Yan wearing "COME WOK WITH YAN" apron; at upper left of card on yellow ground is red "COME WOK WITH YAN" "FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE: 937-7111"; on reverse in black at left is "9948 LOUGHEED HWY. BURNABY, B.C. CANADA V3J 1N3" "PHOTO BY COQUITLAM PHOTO", black line below, then simple map showing location of "YAN'S"; black line border at right [Yan owned two restaurants in the Vancouver area and his hit show, "Wok With Yan" was on the air from 1980-1995]; card appears to be c.1985; unused
Title
Come Wok With Yan
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.8
Description
Postcard: tinted photo; horizontal; shows single-storey white building with sign "GOLDEN DRAGON"; restaurant; large neon dragon sign at left, green car parked on street in front at left; glossy, white border; on reverse in black, "GOLDEN DRAGON" "3991 KINGSWAY" "BURNABY, B.C." "If you are not famil…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.8
Description
Postcard: tinted photo; horizontal; shows single-storey white building with sign "GOLDEN DRAGON"; restaurant; large neon dragon sign at left, green car parked on street in front at left; glossy, white border; on reverse in black, "GOLDEN DRAGON" "3991 KINGSWAY" "BURNABY, B.C." "If you are not familiar with Chinese Foods let our Experts make suggestions and explain the traditions of eating that is famous throughout the world."; at bottom, "DINE and DANCE Every FRIDAY & SATURDAY"; line down centre; at right, "ADDRESS"; at upper right, "Place Stamp Here"; unused; some wear at corners; crease; scratches; print is heavy enough to be visible in places on front; ca.1950s
Title
Golden Dragon
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.7.10
Description
Postcard: tinted colour photo; vertical; shows large neon dragon sign "Chop Suey"; glossy, white border, slightly wider at right; on reverse in black, "GOLDEN DRAGON" "3991 KINGSWAY" "BURNABY, B.C." "If you are not familiar with Chinese Foods let our Experts make suggestions and explain the traditi…
Object History
Object purchased by BVM in 2004.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.7.10
Description
Postcard: tinted colour photo; vertical; shows large neon dragon sign "Chop Suey"; glossy, white border, slightly wider at right; on reverse in black, "GOLDEN DRAGON" "3991 KINGSWAY" "BURNABY, B.C." "If you are not familiar with Chinese Foods let our Experts make suggestions and explain the traditions of eating that is famous throughout the world."; at bottom, "DINE and DANCE Every FRIDAY & SATURDAY"; line down centre; at right, "ADDRESS"; at upper right, "Place Stamp Here"; unused; some scratches; print is heavy enough to be visible on the front in places; ca. 1950s
Object History
Object purchased by BVM in 2004.
Title
Golden Dragon
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; restaurant interior; white border, black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows people seated at table in dining room, waiter in background has meat carved by man in white with chef's hat at stainless steel serving station; on revers…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; restaurant interior; white border, black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows people seated at table in dining room, waiter in background has meat carved by man in white with chef's hat at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "THE HAIDA GRILL" "The delightful setting and excellent cuisine..."; aboriginal animal logo; "POST CARD"; line up centre, "CORRESPONDENCE" at left, "ADDRESS" at right; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; pencilled "$7" at left; lightly soiled; c. 1950s; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel. 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C. / The Haida Grill / The delightful setting and excellent cuisine..
Title
Astor Hotel 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.6
Description
Postcard: colour photo of Robert Burnaby Park's outdoor swimming pool, in use; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "3" "ROBERT BURNABY PARK SWIMMING POOL" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "One of three "Z" shaped outdoor swimming pools..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by George …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.6
Description
Postcard: colour photo of Robert Burnaby Park's outdoor swimming pool, in use; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "3" "ROBERT BURNABY PARK SWIMMING POOL" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "One of three "Z" shaped outdoor swimming pools..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd. For the Burnaby Parks & Recreation Commission" "S-2774"; navy bar up centre with "NATURAL COLOUR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS" and rectangle with "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; slight darkening around edges; unused
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Robert Burnaby Park Swimming Pool S-2774
Author
George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Recreational
Buildings - Recreational - Outdoor Swimming Pools
Buildings - Recreational - Swimming Pools
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

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