Brooklyn College

Memories of growing up in Coney Island in the 1980s and '90s and Faber's Fascination Arcade
Jeffrey l. Wilson is a Senior Software Analyst at PC Magazine, where he writes about video games, mobile apps, and other tech subjects. He shares memories of growing up in Coney Island, where his family moved to O'Dwyer Gardens from Flatbush in 1986...
Content type: Oral History Item
Memories of growing up in Coney Island during the Great Depression and 55 years practicing law
Charles Berkman, who was 88 when this interview was recorded and turned 90 on July 2, 2018, grew up on West 29th Street in Coney Island during the Great Depression.  The youngest of nine children of a hard-working orphan immigrant from Poland,...
Content type: Oral History Item
Russian-born artist preserves the past as book and paper conservator at Brooklyn College Library
This interview was conducted and recorded in Russian. Read Mark Markov's transcript and translation below.  Artist Slava Polishchuk is a Bensonhurst resident who lived in Moscow for 20 years before emigrating to New York with his wife and artistic...
Content type: Oral History Item