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An biographical portrait of Nelson Paul Poynter appears on this panel. The longtime editor and publisher of the St. Petersburg Times, Poynter also championed the idea of expanding educational opportunities in Pinellas County. He played an important role in supporting the creation of Eckerd College and USF St. Petersburg on the lower Pinellas peninsula.
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Schnur,, James Anthony and Nelson Poynter Memorial Library., "Panel 09: Nelson Poynter: Advocate for Higher Education in Pinellas County (1903-1978)" (2011). Library and Community-based Exhibits. 6.