Oral History Archive

Filtering by Abraham Lincoln High School back to all
Andy Fuhrman
Memories of growing up in Coney Island Houses and on Mermaid Avenue in the 1950s and '60s
Charles Berkman
Memories of growing up in Coney Island during the Great Depression and 55 years practicing law
Dionne Brown (D.L. Jordan)
Lifelong Coney Island resident and author of Living Life Like It's Golden
Steve Larkin
Memories of working at a Coney Island beach chair and umbrella rental company as a teen in the 1970s
Irina Roizin
Founder and director of Brighton Ballet Theater, now celebrating its 30th year
Junaid Anwar
Pakistani immigrant and Lincoln High School graduate recounts living on West 15th St
Sal Corona
Coney Island businessman
George Rudes
Clothing company CEO George Rudes grew up in the shadow of the Half Moon Hotel
Goldie Durlester
Lived through the Great Depression in Coney Island
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island
Joan DelSandra
Memories of the Bobsled, Caterpillar and Parachute Jump
Alvin Dorfman
1944 Lincoln HS graduate and former West Brighton resident
Ray Leibowitz
Lincoln HS graduate and former West End resident in the 1940's and 50's
Freda Aron
Radio broadcaster and Coney Island native