Oral History Archive

Filtering by 2000 - 2009 back to all
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
Priscilla Patterson
Volunteer at Amethyst Women's Project
Erik Knapp
First in line for a ride on the Cyclone
Circus Boy
13-year-old side show worker and activist
Edwin Cosme
Business Owner and Founder of the Coney Island Sports Foundation
Howie Lipstein
Devoted Cyclone Rider
Jack Ward
Grandson of Coney Island Developer William J. Ward
Marion Kantrowitz
Rode the Cyclone at 4 years old
Stanley Fox
Ran a penny arcade for over 20 years
Betty Fair
Lifelong Coney Island resident
Trav S.D.
Actor, author, and modern-day vaudevillian
Kevin Rexach
Worked at the B&B Carousell
Cesar Rafael
Coney Island game operator
Amos Wengler
Coney Island singer/songwriter who wrote "Save Coney Island" and "Hot Dog Song"
Naomi M
Experiences at the Mermaid Parade
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club