Oral History Archive

Kyle Yapching & Steve DeCastro
First ride on The Cyclone
Priscilla Patterson
Volunteer at Amethyst Women's Project
Goldie Durlester
Lived through the Great Depression in Coney Island
Sherri and Harold Kaufman
High school sweethearts from Coney Island
Maria Belfiore Indovina
Grew up visiting Coney in the 1950's
Joanna Randall
Sand Sculpting Contestant
Diana Carroll and Sean Toole
Runners from Manhattan in the Brooklyn Half Marathon
Ron Rossi
Bringing the 1960's back to Coney Island
John Hodge
Member of the Seven Immortals
Gary and Betty Stein
Mother and Son, Residents of Coney Island
Erik Knapp
First in line for a ride on the Cyclone
Circus Boy
13-year-old side show worker and activist
Bill Galvin
Coney Island Cyclone coaster marathoner
Nicholas Carillo
Son of Richard Carillo, Concession Owner
Edwin Cosme
Business Owner and Founder of the Coney Island Sports Foundation
Peter Agrapides
Owner of Williams Candy and past owner of Fascination Arcade
D.J. Vourderis
D.J. Vourderis adds solar panels to the Wonder Wheel
Joseph Albanese
87-year-old remembers the Nickel Empire