It’s March 2, 1895 – the Arizona Weekly Citizen writes about the Mountain View Hotel opening and its’ owners “Curly” and Annie Neal a Black couple. The Neal’s had been living in the Tucson /Oracle area since right before 1885. It was a well known and highly respected hotel where famous people came to stay, dine and celebrate!
Video Credit: Producer/Editor: Nina Shelton. Videographer: Gage Judd, John DeSoto. Editor: Mya Long, John DeSoto. Graphics: Carolyn Yaussy, Brian Deevers, Elena Lopez. Narrator: Tony Perkins Arizona Illustrated / U Tube / Arizona Historical Society / Arizona Public Media Arizona Weekly Citizen Moniqua Lane an African American Women is the Owner of the Clifton Hotel in Tucson, AZ. With Permission from Producer/Editor Nina Shelton.
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