Oral History Archive

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Gloria Nicholson
Memories of growing up in a Jones Walk rooming house in 1940s Coney Island
Father Eugene Pappas
On growing up in Coney Island in the 1940s and the history of Greek-American businesses in the area
Patricia Casola
Daughter of Coney Island artist, banner painter and Cyclops creator Dan Casola
Wesley Casola
Son of Coney Island artist, banner painter and Cyclops creator Dan Casola
Barry Yanowitz
Growing up in Coney Island in the 1970s and '80s and coming back to photograph it
Jorge Gallegos
Working year-round at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park for 30 years
Happy New Year 2016!
New Year's Day greetings and Coney Island memories recorded at Deno's Wonder Wheel
Max and Stef
Getting engaged on the Wonder Wheel, the most romantic ride in the world
D.J. Vourderis
D.J. Vourderis adds solar panels to the Wonder Wheel
Pat Lingenbach
Avid weekender in Coney Island
Gene Natale
Lived in Coney Island during the 50's
David Rapaport
Got stuck on the Parachute Jump
Ronald Ruiz
Retired bus driver
Jack Ward
Grandson of Coney Island Developer William J. Ward