Florence Mills: Month by Month: October            

    1899    Baby Florence's  first stage appearance, at Bijou Theatre DC; Breaks down in tears and is led off
    1911    Plays Grand Theatre, Brooklyn as member of the Mills Sisters
    1917    Plays Chicago, Majestic Theatre as part of the Tennessee Ten 
Plays Pantages Theatre, San Francisco, with the Panama Trio with (Bricktop & Cora Green) 
    1921    Performs in Shuffle Along NAACP benefit at Harlem's Lafayette Theatre
    1922    Florence's Broadway show, Plantation Revue, opens 2nd season
    1923    Guest star in Greenwich Village Follies, first Black female featured in major White revue
    1926    Writes article on injustices of discrimination for UK Sunday Chronicle
    1926    Guest of honor at Footlight Club on return from Europe
    1927    Enters Hospital for Joint Diseases on 25th for unsuccessful  operation