Oral History Archive

Goldie Durlester
Depression-era resident and survivor of the 1932 fire
Joan and Julie Curran
Longtime residents of Coney Island
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
The sounds of a typical day at Major Markets on Mermaid Avenue
Oldest market in Coney Island
Moire Cuite and Elizabeth O'Boyle
Recollections of summers spent at the Ocean Tide beach club near Sea Gate
Terry Silverman
Cousin of Beth Allen, incubator baby
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
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club