Oral History Archive

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Lois McLohon
Brooklynite who posed for a now iconic 1950's NY Daily News pin-up photo on Coney Island Beach
Alexander Vindman
Retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who emigrated from Ukraine to Brighton Beach as a child
Mary Engel
Filmmaker and archivist whose parents collaborated on the film Little Fugitive in Coney Island
Sharon Tera
Sharon Tera's family operated Ethel's Restaurant on the Boardwalk in the 1940s and '50s
Yanglun Hsiao
A filmmaker and film editor from Taiwan living in Brighton Beach
Barry Yanowitz
Growing up in Coney Island in the 1970s and '80s and coming back to photograph it
Sarah Beetson
UK illustrator based in Australia who created her own summer-long artist residency in Coney Island
Martine Emile
Longtime Coney Island resident and cinematographer for a series of indie films shot here
Karen Thumann
On her three year photo project
Abe Feinstein
Photographing his Coney Island neighborhood for 50 years
Steve Spak
Photographer who worked on a city ambulance for Coney Island Hospital in the late 1970's
Lily Binder
Artist and photographer