Oral History Archive

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Anthony Wang
Resident of senior housing in Coney Island was born in Shanghai and survived the Cultural Revolution
Lu Zhao
Calligrapher recounts his artistic journey from China's Guangdong Province to Brooklyn's Bensonhurst
Tim Law
Bilingual educator and founder of Chinese American Social Services Center in Bensonhurst
Juanhua Zhao
Tai chi teacher at Coney Island's Seaside Innovative Senior Center shares her life story
Boan Lin (Master Lin)
Tai chi master who was born in China shares memories of practicing and teaching his art in Brooklyn
Mr. Luong
Coney Island homeowner recalls fleeing Vietnam with his family in 1981 and settling in New York City
Linda Zhang
Coney Island homeowner for 19 years enjoys organic gardening and walking on the boardwalk
Xin Song
Artist who used traditional Chinese paper cutting to create public art in Bay Parkway subway station
Yanglun Hsiao
A filmmaker and film editor from Taiwan living in Brighton Beach
Yi Xin Tong (in Chinese)
Living in Gravesend, artist from China's Mount Lushan feels closest to home at Coney Island Creek
Kai Fung
Homeowner in Coney Island's West End for almost 30 years and first member of his family to settle here