Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1970 - 1979 back to all
Steve Spak
Photographer who worked on a city ambulance for Coney Island Hospital in the late 1970's
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade
Ronald Stewart
Community activist and resident of Coney Island for more than 50 years
Jimmy Prince
Proprietor of Major Markets, Coney Island's oldest butcher shop
Carole Scheer
Her father, Anthony Cosmo Pomaro, owned Cosmo Topper's Beauty Parlor on Mermaid Avenue
Jay Green (Gerald Greenberg)
Three-time International Jugglers Association champion and resident of Southern Brooklyn
Michael Borruto
Revisiting the Spook-A-Rama and Wonder Wheel of his boyhood
John Rea
Began his career as a sign painter in Coney Island
Vivian Palo
Loved growing up and raising children in Coney Island
Jimmy McCullough
Lifelong carousel owner and operator
Wally Roberts
The King of Jones Walk
Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Abe Feinstein
Photographing his Coney Island neighborhood for 50 years
Allen Ashby
Visiting Coney Island his whole life
Richard Picone
A fan of the Cyclone
Mi Won Kim
Fan of the new Luna Park
John Hodge
Member of the Seven Immortals
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island