Oral History Archive

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Hawley Hussey
Sea Gate artist, writer, educator and year-round swimmer
Deena Metzger
Writer, poet and healer who grew up in a Yiddish literary family in Sea Gate during World War II
Teresa Genaro
Reflections on the history of horse racing in Coney Island in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Dionne Brown (D.L. Jordan)
Lifelong Coney Island resident and author of Living Life Like It's Golden
Ronald Wimberly
Storyteller, cartoonist and designer whose graphic novel Prince of Cats is partly set in 1980's Coney Island
Eric K. Washington
Historian delves into the life of E.J. Perry, African-American silhouette artist at Luna Park
Marina Rubin
Ukrainian emigre writer and author of Stealing Cherries, a collection of flash fiction
Eva Zucker
Memories of a Yiddish literary household in 1940's and 1950's Coney Island and Sea Gate
Carol Hill Albert
Subsistence U.S.A. and the Coney Island History Project
Paul Krassner
Author and key figure in the counterculture of the 1960's
Trav S.D.
Impresario
Meg Feeley
Poet and writer