Oral History Archive

Filtering by lifeguards back to all
Ellen Abrams
Memories of growing up on West 29th Street and meeting her lifeguard husband on Coney Island Beach
Lois McLohon
Brooklynite who posed for a now iconic 1950's NY Daily News pin-up photo on Coney Island Beach
Martin Abrams
Brooklynite who was a lifeguard in the 1950s and met his wife of 60 years on Coney Island Beach
Allen James
Coney Islander, musician/songwriter in alt-rock band Newborn, lifeguard
Ron Vernon
Lifelong stickball player and Coney Island lifeguard for 48 years
Patricia Sener
Sea Gate resident and co-founder of CIBBOWS - Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island
Mark Breyer
Outside talker at the World in Wax Musee and lifeguard in the 1950's and 60's