Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1970 - 1979 back to all
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
Roy Sylvan Sartin
Model Maker and Music Producer
Betty Fair
Lifelong Coney Island resident
Stanley Fox
Ran penny arcades in Coney Island for over 20 years
Bobby Nagy
Roller coaster aficionado
Sheila Buxbaum Fitlin
Family owned the Shamrock Irish House and Eldorado Arcade
Kevin Rexach
Worked at the B&B Carousell
Lily Binder
Artist and photographer
Reginald Sweeny
Life-long resident of Coney Island
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club
Joan and Julie Curran
Longtime residents of Coney Island
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist