Streaming Media


32 minutes


This recording documents Part 2 of the open house and building dedication of Portland State Extension Center on October 26, 1952, and was taped by radio station KOAC. Speakers in the program include Portland State College President John F. Cramer, Edgar W. Smith, Portland State College student body president James Pinardi, Charles D. Byrne, and Portland State College Director of Speech Frank L. Roberts.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Universities and colleges, Portland State University

Original Format

Reel to reel, 7.5 ips, dual track


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Transcript added June 15, 2020.

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