Oral History Archive

Lorraine Reitman Gorelick
Resident of Coney Island in the 1940's
Thomas R. Jablonski
Planner behind the new Stillwell Avenue subway terminal
Akosva Albritton
Former employee of Astella Development Corporation
Everett Ortner
Co-founder of the Brownstone Revival Coalition
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
Mark Breyer
Outside talker at the World in Wax Musee and lifeguard in the 1950's and 60's
Cesar Rafael
Coney Island game operator
Lily Binder
Artist and photographer
Freda Aron
Radio broadcaster and Coney Island native
Joel Minesquero
Helping his Dad run a dark ride called the House of Horrors
Amos Wengler
Coney Island singer/songwriter who wrote "Save Coney Island" and "Hot Dog Song"
Ralph Perfetto
Grew up in Coney Island in the 1940's
Joe Franklin
Radio and television personality
Arthur Melnick
Coney Island concessionaire
Namomi Gorin
Summer resident of Sea Gate
Roslyn Tromer
Incubator baby
Naomi M
Experiences at the Mermaid Parade