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Stephen Epler, founder of Vanport College. (1946.)

Stephen E. Epler, founder of Vanport College.  Epler was the point man for Vanport Extension Center, hiring faculty and staff, finding classroom space, and providing leadership that proved critical to the early success of the institution that would become Portland State University. (1946)

Poster announcing the opening of Vanport Extension Center in the summer of 1946. The School's summer session was highly successful, laying groundwork for the Center's development.

Poster announcing the opening of Vanport Extension Center in the summer of 1946. The School's summer session was highly successful, laying groundwork for the Center's development. 

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