Oral History Archive

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Akosva Albritton
Former employee of Astella Development Corporation
Everett Ortner
Co-founder of the Brownstone Revival Coalition
Joe Franklin
Radio and television personality
Alvin Dorfman
1944 Lincoln HS graduate and former West Brighton resident
Ray Leibowitz
Lincoln HS graduate and former West End resident in the 1940's and 50's
Mark Breyer
Outside talker at the World in Wax Musee and lifeguard in the 1950's and 60's
Cesar Rafael
Coney Island game operator
Lily Binder
Artist and photographer
Freda Aron
Radio broadcaster and Coney Island native
Joel Minesquero
Helping his Dad run a dark ride called the House of Horrors
Thomas R. Jablonski
Planner behind the new Stillwell Avenue subway terminal
Amos Wengler
Coney Island singer/songwriter who wrote "Save Coney Island" and "Hot Dog Song"
Ralph Perfetto
Grew up in Coney Island in the 1940's
Namomi Gorin
Summer resident of Sea Gate
Naomi M
Experiences at the Mermaid Parade
Reginald Sweeny
Life-long resident of Coney Island
Arthur Melnick
Coney Island concessionaire
Margaret Ross
Coney Island resident and member of the 1960's girl group, The Cookies