Oral History Archive

Filtering by Steeplechase Park back to all
Dave Galler
Took the 13th Ave. trolley
Pat Lingenbach
Avid weekender in Coney Island
Carol and Dennis Thompson
First visit since 1961
Tommy Smith
Grew up in a Coney Island bungalow
John Rea
Began his career as a sign painter in Coney Island
Michael Onorato
Son of Steeplechase Park's general manager, James Onorato
Joseph Svehlak
Fond memories of Coney Island
Vivian Palo
Loved growing up and raising children in Coney Island
Jimmy McCullough
Lifelong carousel owner and operator
Corinne Robbins
Grew up a daredevil in New York City
Janet Panetta
Queen of Coney Island
Harry Gans
Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
Vivian and Ben Grisar
Holders of Coney Island History
Lynn Osgood and Sid Finkelstein
Brother and Sister from Coney Island
Ron Rossi
Bringing the 1960's back to Coney Island
Maria Belfiore Indovina
Grew up visiting Coney in the 1950's
Louis Ritter
Amusement Ride Operator
Nicholas Carillo
Son of Richard Carillo, Concession Owner