Oral History Archive

Michael Onorato
Son of Steeplechase Park's general manager, James Onorato
Karen Levy Fogel
Family owned Levy's Bar and Grill
Jimmy McCullough
Lifelong carousel owner and operator
Tommy Smith
Grew up in a Coney Island bungalow
Wally Roberts
The King of Jones Walk
Vivian Palo
Loved growing up and raising children in Coney Island
Joseph Svehlak
Fond memories of Coney Island
Janet Panetta
Queen of Coney Island
Major Stacy Pandak
Helicopter pilot who landed on the Coney Island beach
Joshua Lee
Mr. Cyclone 2010
Naomi Starss
An adventuresome youth in Coney Island
Sydney Cozby
Future elephant rider for the circus
Lauren Burke
On a date with Coney Island
Shirley (DeCarlo) Helems
Remembers visiting Coney Island as a girl
Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Corinne Robbins
Grew up a daredevil in New York City
Harry Gans
Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
John Dorman
Owner of Philips Candy Store