Florence Mills Month by Month: JanuarY  
     1896   Born 610 K Street NW, a middle-class area of  Washington DC; Family moves later to Goat Alley, a slum area
   1910    Plays Majestic Theatre (Brooklyn?) with Mills Sisters
Signs contract for her own show at Plantation, on Broadway
   1924    Friends and family give her a surprise birthday party at her new home
1923    In Dixie to Broadway, opens 3-month run at Lyric Theatre, Philadelphia
   1926    Gives classical concert of William Grant Still songs before international music audience at
 Aeolian Hall
   1927    Makes sensation at London Jewish charity appeal when she sings Jewish hymn 
Eli, Eli"