Ruby Hirsch

Former West End resident and neighbor of Woody Guthrie in the 1930's and 40's

Ruby Hirsch
Interview Date:
February 1 2007


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Ruby Hirsch grew up in Coney Island in the 30's and 40's on Mermaid Avenue, just three doors down from on one of Coney's most famous residents, Woody Guthrie. In this interview, Hirsch reminisces about growing up in the area, playing stickball in the street and listening to Guthrie play impromptu concerts on his stoop.