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.
Burns, Dargan (interviewee)
Weaver, Valerie (interviewer)
St. Clair - Superior Neighborhood
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"Dargan Burns Interview, 17 July 2006" (2006). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 903011_807012.