Oral History Archive

Filtering by Abraham Lincoln High School back to all
Delbert Prince
Author of two books about Coney Island basketball
Mary Engel
Filmmaker and archivist whose parents collaborated on the film Little Fugitive in Coney Island
Judith Densky
Memories of growing up in Coney Island and Sea Gate in the late 1940s and 1950s
Mort Shatzkin
Memories of growing up in Coney Island and the family business, Shatzkin's Famous Knishes
Tina Mednicoff Smokler
Growing up in Coney Island and being elected to Leon Friend's Art Squad at Lincoln High School
Ronald Kannatt (The Prince of Coney Island)
Twenty years at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's Karaoke on the Boardwalk
Irwin Temkin
Growing up in Coney Island and how learning French at Lincoln High School influenced his life
Diana Wiener
Growing up in Sea Gate and Coney Island in the 1940s and '50s and moving back in the mid-1960s
Stuart Waldman
Memories of growing up in Coney Island in the 1940s and '50s and fun summer jobs
Jerry Omanoff
Memories of living in Coney Island from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s
Frieda Schwelke
Memories of growing up in Coney Island in the 1930s and '40s and moving to Luna Park Houses in 1962
Fred Stern
Bus driver for 35 years on the B36 route and the shuttle bus inside Sea Gate
Amparo Garcia
Lifelong Brighton Beach resident shares stories of Brighton Beach then and now
Alan Kirschenbaum
Memories of growing up in Coney Island Houses in the 1950s and early '60s
Rena Stutman Rice
Memories of growing up in Brighton Beach in the 1950s and '60s
Arlene Oken Straus
Memories of living in Luna Park Houses in the 1960s and '70s
Joyce Chopra
Groundbreaking filmmaker grew up in Sea Gate and on Mermaid Avenue
Olga Martynchuk
Mother of professional boxing star Nikita Ababiy