Oral History Archive

Filtering by 2000 - 2009 back to all
Marie Roberts
A painter with a Coney Island legacy
Walter "Shorty" Arsenault
Long-time manager of Astroland's Kiddieland
Louis Beard
Arcade game repairman
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
Daniel Blake (Africasso)
Artist and Champion Break-Dancer
Allen James
Coney Islander, musician/songwriter in alt-rock band Newborn, lifeguard
Sam Shlivko
Growing up in the Russian community in Coney Island and Brighton Beach
Jay Green (Gerald Greenberg)
Three-time International Jugglers Association champion and resident of Southern Brooklyn
John Strong
Sideshow Proprietor
Robert Maxwell
Roller coaster restorer and enthusiast
Wally Roberts
The King of Jones Walk
Lauren Burke
On a date with Coney Island
Rob Weiner
Fan of the Cyclone and the Cyclones
Ron Rossi
Bringing the 1960's back to Coney Island
Allen Ashby
Visiting Coney Island his whole life
Paul Fetscher
Real estate broker and restaurant development consultant