Oral History Archive

Filtering by emigration and immigration back to all
Marina Ivanova
Russian comedienne and dancer
Sabino Eugenio and Magda Perez
Owners of Mermaid Prime Meats in Coney Island
Cornel Chan
"The Elvis of the East" and founder of Brooklyn Chinese-American Assn. Chorus
Tatyana Panteleyeva
From Tbilisi, Georgia to Bensonhurst, Brooklyn
Junaid Anwar
Pakistani immigrant and Lincoln High School graduate recounts living on West 15th St
Takeshi Yamada
Osaka-born artist creates sideshow curiosities in his Coney Island home
Morris Egert
Polish immigrant finds success with an Italian food stand in 1950s Coney Island
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade