Join us for lunch! -️ Our lunchtimes series Bite-Size History continues with BHS historian Nalleli Guillen who will provide in-depth looks at intriguing objects in our collection. In this installment, she and New York Public Library's Julie Golia explore this history of Brooklyn's Muslim communities through the fabled deed of Anthony Jansen van Salee, thought to be the first person of Muslim heritage to settle in Brooklyn. Learn more over your Thursday dinner leftovers or a delicious snack on 6/19 at 12:30 pm!
This series springs from BHS’s Revealing Long Island History Project which is generously funded by the Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation.