Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1950 - 1959 back to all
Karen Levy Fogel
Family owned Levy's Bar and Grill
Vivian Palo
Loved growing up and raising children in Coney Island
Joseph Svehlak
Fond memories of Coney Island
Wally Roberts
The King of Jones Walk
Jimmy McCullough
Lifelong carousel owner and operator
Marie Roberts
A painter with a Coney Island legacy
José Beth Smolensky
Juilliard trained musician whose family owned Washington Baths
Naomi Starss
An adventuresome youth in Coney Island
Shirley (DeCarlo) Helems
Remembers visiting Coney Island as a girl
Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Janet Panetta
Queen of Coney Island
Lynn Osgood and Sid Finkelstein
Brother and Sister from Coney Island
Steve Garone and Dan Pisark
Friends since Mark Twain Junior High years
Abe Feinstein
Photographing his Coney Island neighborhood for 50 years
Harry Gans
Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
Vivian and Ben Grisar
Holders of Coney Island History
Allen Ashby
Visiting Coney Island his whole life
Maria Belfiore Indovina
Grew up visiting Coney in the 1950's