Tatars in Brooklyn

by Alyssa Haughwout

Alyssa Haughwout narrates her family’s journey from Eastern Europe to Brooklyn via Ellis Island. She describes the origin of the oldest mosque in Brooklyn, which was founded by the Tatar community.

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Haughwout, Alyssa, Excerpt from oral history interview conducted by Liz H. Strong, April 25, 2018, Muslims in Brooklyn oral histories, 2018.006.16; Brooklyn Historical Society.

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