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Monday, September 24, 2012

Florence Mills

The effervescent Florence Mills, (January 25, 1896 – November 1, 1927), was one of the most charismatic African American performers of the 1920s. Mills was an African-American cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian known for her effervescent stage presence, delicate voice, and winsome, wide-eyed beautyArtist Edward Jean Steichen,  c. 1924
Source: Smithsonian Institution | National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution