Oral History Archive

Filtering by Coney Island Creek back to all
Andy Fuhrman
Memories of growing up in Coney Island Houses and on Mermaid Avenue in the 1950s and '60s
Jeffrey Eisenmesser
Former teacher at Mark Twain Junior High School recalls his Coney Island memories
Gene Ritter
Founder of Cultural Research Divers shares his knowledge of oceans, estuaries, and Coney Island Creek
Kathy Duke O'Melia
Girlhood memories of summering in a Coney Island bungalow in the 1950s
Albert Apuzzi and Dori Ten
Coney Island handball champions Albert Apuzzi and Dori Ten on the mecca of handball
Ted Enoch
Partnerships for Parks' Catalyst community specialist on waterfront parks along Coney Island Creek
Georganna Deas
Coney Island resident Georganna Deas has spent forty years advocating for a better Coney Island
Scott Krivitsky
Teacher and community advocate at Public School 188 in Coney Island
Filippo Dispenza
Science teacher at John Dewey High School and advisor for the Robotics Team
Peter Ioannou
Amateur fisherman
Ronald Ruiz
Retired bus driver
Wendolyn Bundy
Retired teacher
Binky C.
Describes living on Coney Island Creek
Lennie Fogel
Son of West End and Sea Gate shopkeepers in the 1940's and 50's