Oral History Archive

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Olga Lozar
A Sea Gate resident who is a Coney Island Polar Bear talks about the pleasures of winter swimming
Hawley Hussey
Sea Gate artist, writer, educator and year-round swimmer
Edith Storch
Memories of growing up on West 36th Street in Coney Island's West End
Billy Blitzer
Longtime baseball scout for the Chicago Cubs and Sea Gate resident
Boris Ioselev
Librarian and exhibit curator at Coney Island Library emigrated from St. Petersburg nearly 30 years ago
Sam Moses
Sign-painting legend, musician and Sea Gate resident
Deena Metzger
Writer, poet and healer who grew up in a Yiddish literary family in Sea Gate during World War II
Patricia Sener
Sea Gate resident and co-founder of CIBBOWS - Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers
Eva Zucker
Memories of a Yiddish literary household in 1940's and 1950's Coney Island and Sea Gate
Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Michele Forsten
Lived in Luna Park Housing in the 1960's
David Rapaport
Got stuck on the Parachute Jump
Larry Berkley
Born and raised in Coney and lived there for 18 years
Anne Greenspan
Lifelong Coney and Sea Gate resident
Joseph Errante
Former resident theater artist at Coney Island USA
Phil Einhorn
Grew up in Coney Island
Lauragay Scarnaco-Albergo
Grew up in Coney Island
Namomi Gorin
Summer resident of Sea Gate