Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1940 - 1949 back to all
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade
Marion Kantrowitz
Rode the Cyclone at 4 years old
David Rapaport
Got stuck on the Parachute Jump
Stanley Fox
Ran penny arcades in Coney Island for over 20 years
Sheila Buxbaum Fitlin
Family owned the Shamrock Irish House and Eldorado Arcade
Lorraine Reitman Gorelick
Resident of Coney Island in the 1940's
Alvin Dorfman
1944 Lincoln HS graduate and former West Brighton resident
Ralph Perfetto
Grew up in Coney Island in the 1940's
Linda and Michael Merr
Family of former Coney game and ride owner Jack Merr
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist
Terry Silverman
Cousin of Beth Allen, incubator baby
Lennie Fogel
Son of West End and Sea Gate shopkeepers in the 1940's and 50's