Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Clarence H. "Du" Burns (1918-2003)
MSA SC 3520-12490


Newspaper articles -

"Women's club broke the lock of white power; Politics: A group in Baltimore has dedicated 50 years to trying to get
        African-Americans in elective offices."  The Baltimore Sun,  30 December 1996.

"Past, present city leaders celebrate; But some key figures miss event marking Baltimore's 200th."  The Baltimore Sun, 8 February 1997.

"Salute to seniors."  The Baltimore Sun, 22 September 1997.

"Recalling past keys to the city; Baltimore Glimpses."  The Baltimore Sun, 19 January 1999.

"Ex-Baltimore mayors line up behind Mfume; D'Alesandro, Burns and Schaefer urge NAACP chief to run." The Baltimore Sun, 23 April 1999.

"It's all a matter of style; Approach: Stories about Walter S. Orlinsky's tenure as City Council leader bring to mind how other recent
        presidents handled the job."  The Baltimore Sun, 21 February 2002.

"Debates may sway race for governor." The Baltimore Sun, 2 April 2002.

"First black mayor of Baltimore dies." The Baltimore Sun, 13 January 2003.

"Baltimore Ex-Mayor 'Du' Burns Dies at 84." The Washington Post, 13 January 2003.

"City officials remember Burns as trailblazer for black leadership." The Baltimore Sun, 14 January 2003.

"Clarence 'Du' Burns, 84, Dies; Baltimore's First Black Mayor." The Washington Post, 14 January 2003.

"Burns remembered for instinctive rapport." The Baltimore Sun, 17 January 2003.

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