This foldout map of Vanport, along with a booklet of services and rules of conduct, was provided to all new residents. Vanport was built to house employees of the Kaiser Shipyards during World War II and was eventually managed by the Housing Authority of Portland. Vanport became the second most-populated city in Oregon, behind Portland. Learn more about Vanport from the Oregon Encyclopedia https://oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/vanport/#.WwnD_e4vxaQ
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- OrHi 94480; Vanport collection, 1942-1948.; Mss 1413; accession 7592
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