Oral History Archive

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The sounds of a typical day at Major Markets on Mermaid Avenue
Oldest market in Coney Island
Moire Cuite and Elizabeth O'Boyle
Recollections of summers spent at the Ocean Tide beach club near Sea Gate
Terry Silverman
Cousin of Beth Allen, incubator baby
Neal Kavakos
Memories of Tunnels of Love ride operator John Kavakos
Dnynia Armstrong
Co-founder of the Brooklyn newspaper The Phoenix remembers living in Coney Island in the 1960s
Linda and Michael Merr
Family of former Coney game and ride owner Jack Merr
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club
Lou Powsner
Coney Island businessman and neighborhood activist
Goldie Durlester
Depression-era resident and survivor of the 1932 fire
Joan and Julie Curran
Longtime residents of Coney Island