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Queen Anne Hotel

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The Queen Anne was one of at least five hotels that served African Americans in Memphis during the 1950s. During this era of segregation, hotels were presumably only open for white customers and those who served African Americans would include phrases such as "For Colored Only" on their signs.

Laurie B. Green, Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle-Click the link below for more information about this book

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228 Vance
Memphis, TN 0
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  • African American History
This location was created on 2014-08-24 by David J. Trowbridge .

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