Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1950 - 1959 back to all
Ron Rossi
Bringing the 1960's back to Coney Island
Nicholas Carillo
Son of Richard Carillo, Concession Owner
Robert Shapiro
Lived on Mermaid Ave. between 35th and 36th Streets between 1945 and 1965
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade
Gene Natale
Lived in Coney Island during the 50's
Joan DelSandra
Memories of the Bobsled, Caterpillar and Parachute Jump
David Rapaport
Got stuck on the Parachute Jump
Marion Kantrowitz
Rode the Cyclone at 4 years old
Lauragay Scarnaco-Albergo
Grew up in Coney Island
Sheila Buxbaum Fitlin
Family owned the Shamrock Irish House and Eldorado Arcade
Joel Minesquero
Helping his Dad run a dark ride called the House of Horrors
Linda and Michael Merr
Family of former Coney game and ride owner Jack Merr
Joan and Julie Curran
Longtime residents of Coney Island
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist