Oral History Archive

Filtering by 1990 - 1999 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
Allen Ashby
Visiting Coney Island his whole life
Howie Lipstein
Devoted Cyclone Rider
Bill Galvin
Coney Island Cyclone coaster marathoner
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade
Betty Fair
Lifelong Coney Island resident
Nick Fracaro
Artistic Director of Thieves Theatre
Trav S.D.
Actor, author, and modern-day vaudevillian
Stanley Fox
Ran penny arcades in Coney Island for over 20 years
Kevin Rexach
Worked at the B&B Carousell
Cesar Rafael
Coney Island game operator
Reginald Sweeny
Life-long resident of Coney Island
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist
Daniel Blake (Africasso)
Artist and Champion Break-Dancer
Jimmy Prince
Proprietor of Major Markets, Coney Island's oldest butcher shop