Oral History Archive

Tommy Smith
Grew up in a Coney Island bungalow
Wally Roberts
The King of Jones Walk
Karen Thumann
On her three year photo project
Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Corinne Robbins
Grew up a daredevil in New York City
Janet Panetta
Queen of Coney Island
Major Stacy Pandak
Helicopter pilot who landed on the Coney Island beach
Joshua Lee
Mr. Cyclone 2010
Naomi Starss
An adventuresome youth in Coney Island
Sydney Cozby
Future elephant rider for the circus
Lauren Burke
On a date with Coney Island
Shirley (DeCarlo) Helems
Remembers visiting Coney Island as a girl
Vivian and Ben Grisar
Holders of Coney Island History
Michele Forsten
Lived in Luna Park Housing in the 1960's
Abe Feinstein
Photographing his Coney Island neighborhood for 50 years
Harry Gans
Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
John Dorman
Owner of Philips Candy Store
Stephen Lin Bai-An
Winner of the 2010 Coney Island Talent Show