“A Nation of Immigrants”

Are you familiar with this phrase? It’s the title of John F. Kennedy’s 1964 book on the idea that the United States of America is a nation that was established by, and continues to be built by, immigrants. I first read this book late in my educational career, as a PhD student in the 2010s.Continue reading ““A Nation of Immigrants””

Notes from the Wharf

Welcome to my blog! I named it “Notes from the Wharf” because I love walking out to the end of Central or Derby Wharf and getting some perspective (literally and figuratively) on Salem. From the perspective of the wharf, I can glimpse the interwoven nature of the city’s past, present, and future. The 1819 CustomContinue reading “Notes from the Wharf”