Oral History Archive

Peter Spanakos
Founder of the Sea Gate Historical Society
Corinne Robbins
Grew up a daredevil in New York City
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
Rose Patton
Lived next door to Luna Park
Lynn Osgood and Sid Finkelstein
Brother and Sister from Coney Island
Sue, Susan and Larry Fox
Descendants of Max "Kid Twist" Zweifach
Steve Garone and Dan Pisark
Friends since Mark Twain Junior High years
John Dorman
Owner of Philips Candy Store
Michele Forsten
Lived in Luna Park Housing in the 1960's
Abe Feinstein
Photographing his Coney Island neighborhood for 50 years
Harry Gans
Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
Stephen Lin Bai-An
Winner of the 2010 Coney Island Talent Show