Dreamland!

Different format this week.  Hope you enjoy.

For more information about Dr. Couney and the incubator babies check out the Podcast Coney Island Baby from Storycorps.

Music

Gladiolus Rag– Scott Joplin

In the Good Old Summertime– The Mellomen with Thurl Ravenscroft

Light Bridges– Dexter Britain

Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland– The Mellomen with Thurl Ravenscroft

International Vaudville– The Big Top Orchestra

Simple Things– Dexter Britain

Silence of Siberia– Lowercase Noises

Hands Through the Grass– Dexter Britain

References

Brooklyn!: An Illustrated History– Ellen Snyder-Grenier

Coney Island History.org

http://www.coneyislandhistory.org/

Entertainment Designer

http://entertainmentdesigner.com/history-of-theme-parks/at-hells-gate-the-rise-and-fall-of-coney-islands-dreamland/

Fighting the Flame: The Spectacular Performance of Fire at Coney Island– Lynn Sally

Lost New York– Marcia Reiss

NPR

http://www.npr.org/2015/07/10/421239869/babies-on-display-when-a-hospital-couldnt-save-them-a-sideshow-did

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

Stuff Nobody Cares About.com

http://stuffnobodycaresabout.com/2013/12/19/old-new-york-postcards-8-dreamland-coney-island-part-2/

Westland.net

http://www.westland.net/coneyisland/articles/dreamland.htm

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