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Author to Discuss Book on R.P. Alexander
Posted 06/06/2012 02:22PM

Raymond Pace Alexander
Book Signing at Girard
June 16

Author David A. Canton, Ph.D., will discuss his book "Raymond Pace Alexander, A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia" at Girard College on Saturday, June 16. Free and open to the public, this event will occur from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Founder's Hall on Girard's north Philadelphia campus, 2101 S. College Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19121.

Canton, a professor at Connecticut College, will also discuss his book on WURD 900 AM radio Friday evening, June 15, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Community partners are the University of Pennsylvania Archives, Philadelphia History Museum, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and, of course, Girard College.

Canton will sign books after his discussion, and books will be available for purchase.

For more information, please contact Dr. Canton at dacan@conncoll.edu.


As you drive through the the Girard gates, tell the security staff that you
are attending the book signing in Founder's Hall, and they will tell you
where to park. Please note that stairs are unavoidable at Founder’s Hall.

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