Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1970 - 1979 back to all
Wally Roberts
The King of Jones Walk
Marie Roberts
A painter with a Coney Island legacy
Walter "Shorty" Arsenault
Long-time manager of Astroland's Kiddieland
Jimmy McCullough
Lifelong carousel owner and operator
Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Abe Feinstein
Photographing his Coney Island neighborhood for 50 years
Richard Picone
A fan of the Cyclone
Mi Won Kim
Fan of the new Luna Park
Allen Ashby
Visiting Coney Island his whole life
John Hodge
Member of the Seven Immortals
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island
Louis Beard
Arcade game repairman
Edwin Cosme
Business Owner and Founder of the Coney Island Sports Foundation
Howie Lipstein
Devoted Cyclone Rider
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
Louis Parker
Remembers Astroland Rocket
Maria Argano with Gwen Sooling
Grew up in Luna Park Houses in the 1970's and worked at Nathan's