Resources

“Received your book yesterday—what a treat.  Last night I just could not sleep—reading and reading—or picture gazing--through the night.  Everything about the book is wonderful—pictures, information, setup.”  BW

Dealers

American Primitive Gallery (www.americanprimitive.com)
The Splendid Peasant (www.splendidpeasant.com)
American Garage (www.americangarageantiques.com)
Lost Found Art (www.lostfoundart.com)
Dennis Raleigh American Antiques & Folk Art (www.dennisraleighantiques.com)
RJG Antiques (www.rjgantiques.com)
Milne At Home Antiques (www.milneathomeantiques.com)
Sniktaw Trading (www.sniktaw.com)
Harvey Antiques (www.harveyantiques.com)
Gemini Antiques Ltd (www.geminiantiques.com)
Wilson Folk Art (www.wilsonfolkart.com)

Exhibitions

At Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY, the burial site of WF Mangels, starting in September: WF Mangels--Amusing the Masses on Coney Island and Beyond (www.green-wood.com)

At The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT, starting in January, 2015: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008 (www.thewadsworth.org)

Books

“This book is a great read in a Sears’ Wishbook kind of way.  I am enjoying it immensely.  It is THE seminal work on shooting gallery targets.”  LL

A Walk Through a Dark RideA Walk Through a Dark Ride
by Kristoffersen, Mike Warlow and Roger Aplon (available January, 2015).

 

 

Lost Amusement Parks of New York City: Beyond Coney IslandLost Amusement Parks of New York City: Beyond Coney Island
by Wesley Gottlock and Barbara Gottlock

 

 

Pacific Ocean Park: The Rise and Fall of Los Angeles' Space Age Nautical Pleasure PierPacific Ocean Park: The Rise and Fall of Los Angeles' Space Age Nautical Pleasure Pier
by Christopher Merritt and Domenic Priore

 

 

Lectures

Folk Art Museum (www.folkartmuseum.org)
Mary Williams (www.marywilliamsfinearts.com)

Interviews

Whatcha Got interview with Harry Rinker
(Advance to the 30 minute mark to get to the interview)

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