Hattie Ellis


Date of Birth:  March 27, 1905    Texas

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Burial: Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location: Unknown


Field Recordings, Volume 6: Texas (1933-1958), Document Records (DOCD-5580).


Bertsch, Amy. Goree Recordings. http://easttexashistory.org/items/show/20?tour=3&index=3. Accessed December 31, 2017.

Gnagy, Caroline. Texas Jailhouse Music: A Prison Band History. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2016.

Hollandsworth, Skip. "Blue Notes: Goree prison unit inmate Hattie Ellis had a short-lived career, but her music made a lasting impression," Texas Monthly, May 2003. https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/blue-notes/.  Accessed June 21, 2017.

Scudder, Charles. "How a radio program inspired Texas inmates to become musicians and share their tunes from behind bars," Dallas

     News, August 1, 2016.  https://www.dallasnews.com/life/texana/2016/08/01/radio-program-inspired-texas-inmates-become-musicians-share-

     tunes-behind-bars. Accessed June 21, 2017.

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