Tag Archive for American History

Mixie History in Maine: Malaga Island

A headline from the newspaper detailing the fate of the people from Malaga Island.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, I hope everyone had a colorful Fourth of July, if that’s your thing. I spent a lovely weekend celebrating a whole bunch of family achievements, from engagements to college graduations. We were in Buffalo, New York for…

May is Mixed Experience History Month!

May Is Mixed Experience History Month

Hello Meltingpot Readers, Happy Monday! Happy May! Happy Mixed Experience History Month 2015! If you’ve been a regular reader of the Meltingpot, then Mixed Experience History Month is nothing new. But if perhaps this is your first time traveling through…

Passing (is) Strange … And Makes for Fascinating Reading

Hobbs' "A Chosen Exile" looks really good.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, There’s probably nothing revolutionary or even that revelatory in a new book out on passing called, A Chosen Exile by Stanford professor of American History, Allyson Hobbs, but still, I’m dying to read it. Why, because the…