BOX XIV. 3 – Slides of Dix’s life and places of importance to her

Folder 3 of 8

13 items

Slides made from selected photographs, articles and drawings showing Dix’s different homes.

1. Meriwether Cemetery located at the rear of the Meriville Plantation, near Guthrie, Kentucky in Todd County.

2. Meriville Plantation once consisted of 19,000 acres of land in Todd and Christian Counties. The house currently belongs to Richard Meriwether son of Fuller Meriwether who remembers meeting Dix on her visit to Meriville; “she arrived in a black limousine, driven by her chauffeur, dressed elegantly including long black gloves.” Steve Meriwether lives in the house down the road from Meriville known as the Stage Coach Inn, Guthrie, Kentucky. Meriville has occupants currently, 2004.

3. Woodstock Plantation, near Trenton, Kentucky, showing different sides of the house (4 different slides).

4. Woodstock Plantation premises, located near Trenton, Kentucky, showing area with selected white fencing, barn, and hitching post (4 different slides).

5. Home on Jackson Street, New Orleans, nd.

6. Home on 6334 Prytania Street, New Orleans which Dix built, for herself and her brother Ed and his wife Daisy, after her return to New Orleans from New York in 1925. She lived here on the second floor. Her brother Ed lived with his family on the first floor. The house overlooks Audubon Park, exterior view.

7. Home on Prytania, New Orleans showing living room, interior view.

8. Home on Prytania, New Orleans showing bedroom, interior view.

9. Home on Prytania, New Orleans showing sun porch, interior view.

10. Home in Pass Christian, Mississippi showing front exterior view.

11. Home in Pass Christian, Mississippi showing back exterior view with Dix and her dog.

12. Home in Pass Christian, Mississippi showing the area between the house and the Gulf waters.

13. Home in Pass Christian, Mississippi showing the walk way from the house to the Gulf waters.
 


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