Oral History Archive

Filtering by Gravesend Houses back to all
Barbara Unterman Jones
Memories of being one of the first families to move into Gravesend Houses in 1954 and growing up there
Marie Navarro
A lifelong resident's memories of growing up in Coney Island's Gravesend Houses and Kaiser Park
Lorraine Ross
Resident of Coney Island for 47 years and retired transit cleaner at Stillwell Terminal
Shavon Meyers
A poet and storyteller on growing up in Coney Island at Gravesend Houses, the beach and Astroland
Tiana Camacho
A voice actor's reflections on how growing up in Coney Island in the 1990s shaped her imagination
Al Burgo
Memories of growing up on West 33rd Street in Coney Island and working on the Boardwalk in the 1960s
Georganna Deas
Coney Island resident Georganna Deas has spent forty years advocating for a better Coney Island
Steve Garone and Dan Pisark
Friends since Mark Twain Junior High years
Kevin Rexach
Worked at the B&B Carousell
Glenn King
Actor, performer, artist, teacher
Lauragay Scarnaco-Albergo
Grew up in Coney Island