Oral History Archive

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Tiana Camacho
A voice actor's reflections on how growing up in Coney Island in the 1990s shaped her imagination
Ahmed Hussain
Memories of a boyhood helping out in his family's store in Coney Island and learning to play pinball
Sam Person
Family memories of Nat Faber's Fascination arcade and amusement business empire
Stanley Fox
Retired Coney Island arcade operator recalls his family's 30-plus years in the business
Stanley Fox, Part 2
Retired arcade operator's memories of when Coney Island's amusements were open in the wintertime
Jeffrey L. Wilson
Memories of growing up in Coney Island in the 1980s and '90s and Faber's Fascination Arcade
Jan Brown
A Brooklyn native's boyhood memories of Washington Baths and Steeplechase Park
Marie Martorano
Bensonhurst native recalls riding Spook-A-Rama and playing Fascination in the 1970s
Louis Beard
Arcade game repairman
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade