Abstract

Dargan Burns talks about coming to Cleveland to find work in the emerging field of Public Relations. He discusses his educational background and the desegregation of Boston University. Other topics include segregation, World War II and Civil Rights. He talks about Carl and Louis Stokes and meeting a young Martin Luther King, Jr. Other topics of interest include confronting segregation at Cleveland YMCA and “targeting” institutions in need of civil rights reform such as the Cleveland Clinic, Union Club, Church of the Covenant and Cleveland Museum of Art.

Creator

Burns, Dargan (interviewee)

Creator

Weaver, Valerie (interviewer)

Project

St. Clair - Superior Neighborhood

Date

7-17-2006

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

66 minutes

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
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