Oral History Archive

Filtering by Abraham Lincoln High School back to all
Billy Blitzer
Longtime baseball scout for the Chicago Cubs and Sea Gate resident
Andy Fuhrman
Memories of growing up in Coney Island Houses and on Mermaid Avenue in the 1950s and '60s
Charles Berkman
Memories of growing up in Coney Island during the Great Depression and 55 years practicing law
Dionne Brown (D.L. Jordan)
Lifelong Coney Island resident and author of Living Life Like It's Golden
George Rudes
Clothing company CEO George Rudes grew up in the shadow of the Half Moon Hotel
Steve Larkin
Memories of working at a Coney Island beach chair and umbrella rental company as a teen in the 1970s
Irina Roizin
Founder and director of Brighton Ballet Theater, founded in 1987
Junaid Anwar
Pakistani immigrant and Lincoln High School graduate recounts living on West 15th Street
Sal Corona
Coney Island businessman
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island
Goldie Durlester
Lived through the Great Depression in Coney Island
Joan DelSandra
Memories of the Bobsled, Caterpillar and Parachute Jump
Ray Leibowitz
Lincoln HS graduate and former West End resident in the 1940's and 50's
Freda Aron
Radio broadcaster and Coney Island native
Alvin Dorfman
1944 Lincoln HS graduate and former West Brighton resident