Posts tagged "New York Times"
The “Ungovernable” Ella Fitzgerald

The “Ungovernable” Ella Fitzgerald

By Russ Immarigeon On April 10, 1933, according to records at the New York State Archives, Westchester County judge George W. Smyth sentenced a fifteen-year-old “colored” girl named Ella Fitzgerald...

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“They Are All Ellas...”

“They Are All Ellas…”

In an article she wrote for the New York Times in 1996, journalist Nina Bernstein tells the story of famed jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald’s experience at the Training School for...

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