Oral History Archive

Filtering by 2010 - 2019 back to all
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
Erum Hanif
Community Board 13 member and CEO of Apna Brooklyn Community Center
Samantha Robles (Cake)
Tattoo artist who grew up in Coney Island's West End
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
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
Orlando Mendez
Growing up in Coney Island in the 1970s and being the third generation of his family to live here today
Carol Barry
Memories of living in the newly opened Luna Park Houses in the 1960s
Tymell Murphy
Professional basketball player and author of a book of poems and stories who grew up in Coney Island
Maria Schwab
Growing up in Gravesend and going to Coney Island in the 1960s and living there today
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
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
Cuzzo Sosay
Musical inspiration and meditation at Coney Island
Nasim Almuntaser
Brooklyn College history student grew up working in his family's bodega in Brighton Beach