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Book Reading and Signing by Dr. Julie Sullivan

Fri, Apr 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Join us for a book talk with Dr. Julie Sullivan, a passionate advocate for improved access to education for children in Africa and the daughter of the Reverend Leon Sullivan. She will discuss her book Against the Tide, a true story about the her great grandfather, steamboat Captain Hansford C. Bayton, who made his fortune during the post-reconstruction era and whose life and times were followed in the mainstream section of the Virginia Citizen newspaper. This true story captures the fear and hardships faced by African Americans during the post-Reconstruction period.

For more information on this program and others in the Libraries' Beyond the Page public programming series, visit library.temple.edu/beyondthepage.

Sullivan Hall