Oral History Archive

Goldie Durlester
Depression-era resident and survivor of the 1932 fire
Lennie Fogel
Son of West End and Sea Gate shopkeepers in the 1940's and 50's
Margaret Ross
Coney Island resident and member of the 1960's girl group, The Cookies
Neal Kavakos
Memories of Tunnels of Love ride operator John Kavakos
Linda and Michael Merr
Family of former Coney game and ride owner Jack Merr
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist
Joan and Julie Curran
Longtime residents of Coney Island
The sounds of a typical day at Major Markets on Mermaid Avenue
Oldest market in Coney Island
Terry Silverman
Cousin of Beth Allen, incubator baby