Oral History Archive

Filtering by Steeplechase Park back to all
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
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
David Rapaport
Got stuck on the Parachute Jump
Ronald Ruiz
Retired bus driver
Joan DelSandra
Memories of the Bobsled, Caterpillar and Parachute Jump
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
Bobby Nagy
Roller coaster aficionado
Jim St. Clair
Recalls Coney Island as a boy, especially Steeplechase Park
Phil Einhorn
Grew up in Coney Island
Sylvia Perlmutter Kaye
Former West End resident in the 1940's and 50's