BOX X. 5 – Photographs - homes

Folder 5 of 11

28 items

The Dorothy Dix photographic collection includes ninety-eight photographs with seventy-nine different poses. Each of the photographs has been scrutinized, inventoried, and arranged for inclusion in the research guide. There are seven sub headings to the photographic collection: Homes, Miss Dix, Travel, Family and Friends, Le Petit Salon, Tomb Stones, and Horses.

Of particular interests are the photographs of Miss Dix. They clearly depict her as one of a genteel southern lady coping successfully with social changes in her own life and urging others, particularly women, to follow suit and construct for themselves useful and productive lives. Titles scripted as in original article.

1. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans. “Theres[sic] welcome on the mat for you,” signed Dorothy Dix, nd.

2. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans. “My door is on the latch for you,” signed Dorothy Dix, nd.

3. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans. “My door is on the latch for you,” signed Dorothy Dix. On the back of the photo, “Come back to us, we miss you sorely affectionately Dorothy Dix,” nd.

4. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans. “Front of the New Orleans home – kind of both porches & they are delightful so shaded & so cool,” inscription, nd.

5. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans. Side of house that faces Audobon Park and the Prytania Street side with the main entrance, nd.

6. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing side with the main entrance. Four copies of which two have the following inscription, “Dorothy Dix sends you Christmas greetings from her new home 6334 Prytania New Orleans.” The inscribed photos are gifts from Dix’ relatives Bill and Fletch Coke, Nashville, 2006.

7. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of upstairs living room, nd.

8. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of upstairs living room with inscription, “Christmas greetings Dorothy Dix," nd.

9. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of upstairs enclosed porch with inscription on the back, “for Elizabeth," nd.

10. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of upstairs living room, nd.

11. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of downstairs foyer, nd.

12. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of upstairs bed room with inscription, “New Orleans home-bed the one no other respectable woman slept in,” nd.

13. House on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans showing interior of Dix’s office, with Dix and her secretary Ella Bentley Arthur. Photo from a magazine, excellent condition [1938]

14. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing the entire front with large tree and graveled walk ways. “Home of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Meriwether (her brother and sister in law) and Dorothy Dix, Pass Christian,” nd.

15. Pass Christian Home showing the entire back of the house including Dix and her dog. “Home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Meriwether (her brother and sister in law) and Dorothy Dix, Pass Christian, Mississippi," nd.

16. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing side view with inscriptions on two copies, 1)“An’ I wish an’ I wish you were way down here in Dixie this Christmas time, Dorothy Dix,” 2) “Mrs. G. M. Patch,” nd., (3 copies).

17. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing part of back view, nd.

18. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing part of railing and front yard with inscription, “Merry Christmas, Uncle Ed and Aunt Daisy,” nd.

19. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing larger part of railing at the front of the house with Gulf view, nd.

20. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing garden site with huge trees, nd.

21. Pass Christian Home, Mississippi showing front yard with Gulf view, nd.

22. Jackson Street Home, New Orleans showing front and side views, nd.

23. Jackson Street Home, New Orleans showing interior view of living room, nd.

24. Jackson Street Home, New Orleans showing interior view of dining room, nd.

25. Woodstock Home, Trenton, Kentucky showing front drive-way with fence, large trees with the house in the back, nd.

26. Woodstock Home, Trenton, Kentucky showing front exterior, nd.

27. Woodstock Home, Trenton, Kentucky showing front exterior, 1991.

28. Meriville, Todd County, Kentucky. Founded 1809 by Dr. Charles Meriwether and Mary Walton, his wife. Home 1883-1924 Marion Walton (May) Barker and Dr. William Douglas Meriwether.


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