Oral History Archive

Maria Belfiore Indovina
Grew up visiting Coney in the 1950's
Joanna Randall
Sand Sculpting Contestant
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island
Diana Carroll and Sean Toole
Runners from Manhattan in the Brooklyn Half Marathon
Priscilla Patterson
Volunteer at Amethyst Women's Project
John Hodge
Member of the Seven Immortals
Goldie Durlester
Lived through the Great Depression in Coney Island
Erik Knapp
First in line for a ride on the Cyclone
Circus Boy
13-year-old side show worker and activist
Gary and Betty Stein
Mother and Son, Residents of Coney Island
Louis Ritter
Amusement Ride Operator
Joseph Albanese
87-year-old remembers the Nickel Empire
Marty Reich
Locker Boy at Oriole Baths who hung out at Washington Baths with his friends
Jocelyn Cantor
Grew up on Avenue Z in the 1930's and 40's
Howie Lipstein
Devoted Cyclone Rider
Robert Shapiro
Lived on Mermaid Ave. between 35th and 36th Streets between 1945 and 1965
Bill Galvin
Coney Island Cyclone coaster marathoner
Nicholas Carillo
Son of Richard Carillo, Concession Owner