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Muslims make up a relatively small percentage of the population of Pennsylvania, but one with deeper roots and a greater impact on American history than is generally appreciated. This issue of Legacies sheds light on some little-known aspects of this fascinating history.


Front Matter

Recognizing Our Supporters

Note from the Editor: Muslims in Pennsylvania History
by Rachel Moloshok

Window on the Collections: Muslims in Pennsylvania after 1965
by Christina Larocco

Muslims in the Americas: The First 500 Years
by Sylviane A. Diouf

Benjamin Franklin and Islam
by Denise A. Spellberg

"That We May Be Known Throughout All the Moslem World": Pittsburgh's African American Muslims, 1925-45
by Patrick D. Bowen

Muslim Immigrants in 21st-Century Philadelphia Tell Their Stories: Oral Histories from the New Immigrants Initiative

Teachers' Turn: Muslims in America
by Terry Anne Wildman

Generations: Researching Muslim Ancestors
by Precious Rasheeda Muhammad

Legacies for Kids
by Christopher A. Brown

Book Reviews
by Kimberly McCleary

Food for Thought: Diverse, Resilient, and Dynamic: The Muslim Landscape of Pennsylvania in 2018
by Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu

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