Florence Mills Month by Month: February

 1910    Playing Grand Theatre, Fishkill, N.Y. With the Mills Sisters
1918    Name first linked romantically with Kid Thompson
1920    Rejoins Tennessee Ten & Kid Thompson in Chicago
         1921    With Tennessee Ten in Folly Town at Casino Theatre Philadelphia
         1922    Opens in Broadway show Plantation Revue  - First black female !
         1923    Plays hometown Harlem at Lafayette Theatre in Plantation Revue
         1924    Florence & Kid receive  Steinway Baby Grand at new Harlem home
         1924    Plantation Revue plays Harlem again at Lafayette
         1925    Full page portrait appears in Vanity Fair – first black person ever!
         1925    In Dixie to Broadway at Lyric Theatre, Philadelphia
         1926    Gives interview denying play Lulu Belle is based on her life
         1927    Shares British charity concert bill with the great Gracie Fields