Oral History Archive

Kevin Rexach
Worked at the B&B Carousell
Phil Einhorn
Grew up in Coney Island
Jim St. Clair
Recalls Coney Island as a boy, especially Steeplechase Park
Sheila Buxbaum Fitlin
Family owned the Shamrock Irish House and Eldorado Arcade
Meg Feeley
Memories of her grandfather's frosted food business and a renegade ride on the Thunderbolt
Joseph Errante
Former resident theater artist at Coney Island USA
Liivia Westervelt
Two generations are interviewed
Anne Greenspan
Lifelong Coney and Sea Gate resident
Glenn King
Actor, performer, artist, teacher
Harold Blumenthal
Offers perspectives on both the heyday and decay of Coney Island
Minnie Pinkwas
Moved to Coney Island in 1934
Lauragay Scarnaco-Albergo
Grew up in Coney Island
Jerry Krase
Brooklyn College sociology professor
Ruby Hirsch
Former West End resident and neighbor of Woody Guthrie in the 1930's and 40's
Sylvia Perlmutter Kaye
Former West End resident in the 1940's and 50's
Lorraine Reitman Gorelick
Resident of Coney Island in the 1940's
Lily Binder
Artist and photographer
Akosva Albritton
Former employee of Astella Development Corporation