Oral History Archive

Filtering by Cyclone, The back to all
Connie Scacciaferro
Memories of going to Coney Island Beach as a child in the 1930's and a teenager in the '40s
Mindy Gress
Memories of growing up on Coney Island's first block and working in the Cyclone photobooth's darkroom
Rosalie Diamond
Memories of going to Steeplechase Park as a teenager in the 1950s
Barry Yanowitz
Growing up in Coney Island in the 1970s and '80s and coming back to photograph it
Carmen Arcendiaga
Memories of family picnics under the Boardwalk and making new memories at Spook-A-Rama
Kyle Yapching & Steve DeCastro
First ride on The Cyclone
Sam Shlivko
Growing up in the Russian community in Coney Island and Brighton Beach
Robert Maxwell
Roller coaster restorer and enthusiast
Tommy Smith
Grew up in a Coney Island bungalow
John Rea
Began his career as a sign painter in Coney Island
Joseph Svehlak
Fond memories of Coney Island
Joshua Lee
Mr. Cyclone 2010
Richard Picone
A fan of the Cyclone
Rob Weiner
Fan of the Cyclone and the Cyclones
Ron Rossi
Bringing the 1960's back to Coney Island
Mi Won Kim
Fan of the new Luna Park
Robby Corrado
Mr. Cyclone hopeful
Erik Knapp
First in line for a ride on the Cyclone