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Entrance to Oasis Tourist Camp

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[192-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8.6 x 15.1 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the entrance to Oasis Tourist Camp, which is marked by a large sign put up with two posts on either side of the sign . It reads, "Tea Gardens / The Oasis / 'Rest and Refresh' / Free Tourist Camp." Further along the driveway is a smaller sign that reads: "'Welcome.' Drive In." To the…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8.6 x 15.1 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the entrance to Oasis Tourist Camp, which is marked by a large sign put up with two posts on either side of the sign . It reads, "Tea Gardens / The Oasis / 'Rest and Refresh' / Free Tourist Camp." Further along the driveway is a smaller sign that reads: "'Welcome.' Drive In." To the left of the entrance is a modified house building with a sign advertising for Fraser Valley ice cream placed outside the extended patio. The Oasis Tourist Camp was located on Kingsway in Burnaby and was owned and operated by the Raymer family.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Names
Oasis
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Pacific Highway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 6105 Kingsway
Accession Code
HV977.121.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[192-]
Media Type
Photograph
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
23-Aug-06
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Oasis Tea Garden and Tourist Camp

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35623
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-481
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Oasis tea garden and tourist camp at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway. Guests could pitch tents for free at the campground and patronize the tea garden. The complex was operated by the Raymer family.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-481
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Oasis tea garden and tourist camp at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway. Guests could pitch tents for free at the campground and patronize the tea garden. The complex was operated by the Raymer family.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Industries - Tourism
Names
Oasis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Pacific Highway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 6105 Kingsway
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
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Oasis Tourist Camp cabins

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1929 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-485
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first of ten rental cabins built at The Oasis tourist camp. The Oasis was located at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1929 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-485
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first of ten rental cabins built at The Oasis tourist camp. The Oasis was located at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Cabins
Industries - Tourism
Names
Oasis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Pacific Highway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 6105 Kingsway
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-487
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of The Oasis restaurant, store, and night club (with dance floor), formerly The Oasis tea room. The Oasis was located at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-487
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of The Oasis restaurant, store, and night club (with dance floor), formerly The Oasis tea room. The Oasis was located at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Names
Oasis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Pacific Highway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 6105 Kingsway
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
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The Oasis Suburban Café

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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
1935 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-486
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of The Oasis gas station, leased by the Raymer family for the first 5 years, then taken over by the Raymers. Roy Raymer is shown pumping gas. The Oasis was located at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-486
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of The Oasis gas station, leased by the Raymer family for the first 5 years, then taken over by the Raymers. Roy Raymer is shown pumping gas. The Oasis was located at 2675 Kingsway (Pacific Highway). It was later renumbered 6105 Kingsway.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Service Stations
Transportation - Automobiles
Names
Oasis
Raymer, Roy
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Pacific Highway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 6105 Kingsway
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
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Burnaby Lake: Our Tranquil Oasis Under Attack

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1994 and 1995]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-017
Storage Location
66-7-2-17
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Burnaby Lake: Our Tranquil Oasis Under Attack". Doreen gave variations of this presentation to many different organizations and schools between 1994 and 1995, including: 7th Annual Burnaby Rhododendron Festival, Rotary Cl…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1994 and 1995]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-017
Storage Location
66-7-2-17
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Burnaby Lake: Our Tranquil Oasis Under Attack". Doreen gave variations of this presentation to many different organizations and schools between 1994 and 1995, including: 7th Annual Burnaby Rhododendron Festival, Rotary Club of Burnaby-Deer Lake, and Sperling Avenue Elementary school.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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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

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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
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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_2
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track two of recording of interview with Ingeborg Raymer

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Lease Agreement Terms - CASI/OASI (Organization for Assistance and Services to Italians)

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
13147
Meeting Date
7-Nov-1994
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
13147
Meeting Date
7-Nov-1994
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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24-Hour Permits for Oasis Garage and Service, Bright Spot Service Station, Campbell Service Station and Majestic Super Service

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
71234
Meeting Date
18-Mar-1936
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
71234
Meeting Date
18-Mar-1936
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4305 Halifax Street
Description
Cemetery site.
Associated Dates
1924
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4305 Halifax Street
Associated Dates
1924
Description
Cemetery site.
Heritage Value
Tucked into a sloping site in a zone that is now transitional between light industrial and residential uses, the Masonic Cemetery is a beautifully landscaped oasis. Two outstanding features of this cemetery are the Woodward mausoleum, constructed in 1924, and the 1930s entrance gates. These substantial gates are constructed of random-coursed granite, and mark the cemetery’s main entrance off Douglas Road. An elaborate granite mausoleum, built for the prominent Woodward family, is located on axis with the main entry, at the brow of the slope. The Egyptian Revival style of the mausoleum was inspired by the opening of Tutankamun’s tomb just two years earlier, a discovery that sparked world-wide Egyptomania. The Woodward’s department store dynasty was founded by Charles Woodward (1852-1937), who visited Vancouver in 1891 and bought two lots for a store. Woodward’s drug department opened in 1895. In 1901, he took an option on a lot at the corner of Hastings and Abbott Streets and incorporated as Woodward’s Department Stores, which opened in November 1903. The family continued to run the business until 1993, when it went bankrupt and was sold to the Hudson’s Bay Company. A number of the Woodward family are interred here.
Locality
Vancouver Heights
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
Area
60137.87
Contributing Resource
Building
Landscape Feature
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4305 Halifax Street
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
II Oasis tea garden and camp where tourists could pitch tents free evolved from Harvey Raymer's roadside stand on Pacific Highway in 1921. Picture was taken around 1925. Tea garden became Oasis restaurant, store and night club with dance floor and nickel juke box around 1926. In the late
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
The OASIS ? CLEAN CABINS ffllfirkm iittwr - ^LflO {30 MINUTES REQUIRED) HOT FRIED CHICKEN FRENCH FRIED POTATOES HOT BISCUITS CREAMED CORN OR PEAS TEA OR COFFEE CAKE OR PIE 2675 KINGSWAY EAST (PACIFIC HIGHWAY) MRS. B. M. RAYMER & SON 'Proprietors PHONE DExter 1774 ¡ï ¡ï ¡ï ¡ï Expert
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
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Nellie Crowther Cochran p. 375

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
The OASIS ? CLEAN CABINS ffllfirkm iittwr - ^LflO {30 MINUTES REQUIRED) HOT FRIED CHICKEN FRENCH FRIED POTATOES HOT BISCUITS CREAMED CORN OR PEAS TEA OR COFFEE CAKE OR PIE 2675 KINGSWAY EAST (PACIFIC HIGHWAY) MRS. B. M. RAYMER & SON 'Proprietors PHONE DExter 1774 ¡ï ¡ï ¡ï ¡ï Expert
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Interview with Ingeborg Raymer by Eric Damer November 21, 2012 - Track 3

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory396
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains mainly to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of music and art. She describes her children first learning to play the piano and her own career as an art teacher and artist. She begins to tell the story of forming the Burnaby Artist's Guild.
Date Range
1960-2012
Length
0:08:03
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains mainly to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of music and art. She describes her children first learning to play the piano and her own career as an art teacher and artist. She begins to tell the story of forming the Burnaby Artist's Guild.
Date Range
1960-2012
Photo Info
Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer in an evening gown, [196-]. Item no. 549-061.
Length
0:08:03
Subject
Musical Instruments - Pianos
Occupations - Teachers
Arts - Drawings
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_3
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track three of recording of interview with Ingeborg Raymer

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Interview with Ingeborg Raymer by Eric Damer November 21, 2012 - Track 4

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains mainly to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of her involvement in the arts. Ingeborg continues to tell the story of how the Burnaby Artist's Guild was formed.
Date Range
1970-2012
Length
0:09:20
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains mainly to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of her involvement in the arts. Ingeborg continues to tell the story of how the Burnaby Artist's Guild was formed.
Date Range
1970-2012
Photo Info
Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer in an evening gown, [196-]. Item no. 549-061.
Length
0:09:20
Subject
Arts
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_4
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
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Interview with Ingeborg Raymer by Eric Damer November 21, 2012 - Track 5

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory398
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains mainly to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of her involvement in the arts. Ingeborg discusses Jack Shadbolt, as well as what it takes to be an artist.
Date Range
1970-2012
Length
0:10:03
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains mainly to Ingeborg ((Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer's memories of her involvement in the arts. Ingeborg discusses Jack Shadbolt, as well as what it takes to be an artist.
Date Range
1970-2012
Photo Info
Ingeborg (Weigler) (Haacke) Raymer in an evening gown, [196-]. Item no. 549-061.
Length
0:10:03
Subject
Arts
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_5
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track five of recording of interview with Ingeborg Raymer

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby's Heritage
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2007
Notes
North Burnaby
is a beautitully landscaped oasis. Two outstanding teatures ot tTiis cemetery are tTie Woodward mausoleum, constructed in 1924, and tTie 1930s entrance gates. TTiese substantial gates are constructed ot random- coursed granite, and mark tTie cemetery's main entrance ott Douglas Road. An
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby's Heritage
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2007
Notes
North Burnaby
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Chapter Nineteen: North Burnaby Area p. 537

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
planning and study process followed. A consultant, hired in December, 1993, will have recommendations in place by summer of 1994 and the process of placing the work for the lake in the long range capital budget should begin. Today Burnaby is a green oasis with 163,000 people living in the centre of
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
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