Oral History Archive

Filtering by 2000 - 2009 back to all
Angela Kravtchenko
Architect who is a Coney Island resident and a community activist
Sofya Lobova
A longtime resident of Haber Houses and leader of the Russian-speaking community
Sonia Solano
Reflections on raising a family and working in Coney Island in the 1990s and 2000s
Karen Wilcox
Memories of living in Luna Park Houses and going to Coney Island bathhouses in the 1960s
Samantha Robles (Cake)
Tattoo artist who grew up in Coney Island's West End
Alicia Angello
Teen memories of Coney Island's Polar Express and Breakdance in the 2000s
Ansen Tang
Director of United Chinese Association of Brooklyn in Bensonhurt, Dyker Heights, and Sheepshead Bay
Jerry Farley (The Jerry Farley)
Record producer and audio engineer who produces live shows at Coney Island Brewery
Fred Stern
Bus driver for 35 years on the B36 route and the shuttle bus inside Sea Gate
Eric Sanchez
Growing up in Coney Island and Gravesend in the 1990s and 2000s
Amparo Garcia
Lifelong Brighton Beach resident shares stories of Brighton Beach then and now
Tymell Murphy
Professional basketball player and author of a book of poems and stories who grew up in Coney Island
Esther Delgado
Growing up in Gravesend and going to Coney Island in the 1940s and living there today
Irina Ginzburg (Upa)
Stand-up comedian and founder of the Coney Island Comedy Festival
Stefon Bristol
Film director and screenwriter who grew up in Coney Island in the 1990s
Stanley Shapiro
Memories of growing up in Coney Island in the 1940s and going back four times a year
Ellina Graypel
Singer, musician and composer who lives in Sea Gate
Nasim Almuntaser
Brooklyn College history student grew up working in his family's bodega in Brighton Beach