Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1960 - 1969 back to all
Arthur Melnick
Coney Island concessionaire
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club
Margaret Ross
Coney Island resident and member of the 1960's girl group, The Cookies
Linda and Michael Merr
Family of former Coney game and ride owner Jack Merr
Joan and Julie Curran
Longtime residents of Coney Island
Moire Cuite and Elizabeth O'Boyle
Recollections of summers spent at the Ocean Tide beach club near Sea Gate
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist
Dnynia Armstrong
Co-founder of the Brooklyn newspaper The Phoenix remembers living in Coney Island in the 1960s
Jimmy Prince
Proprietor of Major Markets, Coney Island's oldest butcher shop