Oral History Archive

Filtering by Nathan's Famous back to all
Norman Stock
Poet who grew up in Coney Island and was one of Dr. Couney's incubator babies
Melody Andorfer
"Hot Dog Queen" and Winner of the 1972 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
Richard Glazer-Danay
Artist who grew up in Coney Island and whose artwork celebrates his Mohawk iron worker ancestry
Anne Green
Memories of growing up in Coney Island in the 1930s and '40s
Rosalie Diamond
Memories of going to Steeplechase Park as a teenager in the 1950s
Susan Hochtman Creatura
Memories of growing up in a Jewish household in Coney Island
Marie Martorano
Bensonhurst native recalls riding Spook-A-Rama and playing Fascination in the 1970s
Commendatore Aldo Mancusi
Memories of Coney Island in the 1930s and '40s and growing up in Brooklyn in an Italian family
Dave Galler
Took the 13th Ave. trolley
Sal Corona
Coney Island businessman
Steve Garone and Dan Pisark
Friends since Mark Twain Junior High years
Marty Reich
Locker Boy at Oriole Baths who hung out at Washington Baths with his friends
Joseph Albanese
87-year-old remembers the Nickel Empire
Gene Natale
Lived in Coney Island during the 50's
David Mamasoff
His father sold frozen seafood to Nathan's
Maria Argano with Gwen Sooling
Grew up in Luna Park Houses in the 1970's and worked at Nathan's
Marion Kantrowitz
Rode the Cyclone at 4 years old
Sol Handwerker
Nathan's son recounts his memories of growing up in the family business