Oral History Archive

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Tommy Smith
Grew up in a Coney Island bungalow
Corinne Robbins
Grew up a daredevil in New York City
Janet Panetta
Queen of Coney Island
Lynn Osgood and Sid Finkelstein
Brother and Sister from Coney Island
Harry Gans
Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
Vivian and Ben Grisar
Holders of Coney Island History
Maria Belfiore Indovina
Grew up visiting Coney in the 1950's
Ron Rossi
Bringing the 1960's back to Coney Island
Louis Ritter
Amusement Ride Operator
Nicholas Carillo
Son of Richard Carillo, Concession Owner
Jocelyn Cantor
Grew up on Avenue Z in the 1930's and 40's
Marty Reich
Locker Boy at Oriole Baths who hung out at Washington Baths with his friends
Gene Natale
Lived in Coney Island during the 50's
Joan DelSandra
Memories of the Bobsled, Caterpillar and Parachute Jump
David Rapaport
Got stuck on the Parachute Jump
Ronald Ruiz
Retired bus driver
Susan Petersen Avitzour
Lived in Coney Island until age 11 and is back for the first time in 25 years
Paul Krassner
Author and key figure in the counterculture of the 1960's shares his Coney Island memories