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Six chairs from the German Democratic Republic in the storage area of the Wende Museum, Culver City, California.

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Poster advertising a three-month beginning course in Tatar language, the history of the Tatar people, and the foundations of Islam. Sponsored by the Muhammediya mosque.

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Poster advertising a free three-month course in Tatar language, Tatar history and the basics of Islam, sponsored by the World Congress of Tatars and the Russian Islamic University.

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Logotype of the Janalif publishing house in Kazan, as it appeared on the back cover of Shamil Usmanov's 1928 Taŋ.

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An issue of the Tatar journal Äl-İslax, which was published in Kazan in 1907 and 1908.

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Shop window of Gölçatay, which calls itself a fashionable Muslim clothing salon. Gölçatay is best known in the post-Soviet space as the name by which the Bolshevik officer calls all nine of the wives liberated by the Bolsheviks in the classic…

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Graffiti on a Soviet-era mural in Kazan. The symbol in white above the phrase, "We are Bulgars and not Tatars" is a symbol of the Neo-Bulgarist movement, and it is meant to represent a rune, such as those used in Volga Bulgaria before the state…
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