BOX III. 18 – Writings by Dix – series - DOROTHY DIX IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FAMOUS FAIR WOMEN


Folder 18 of 22

11 items

Articles about Dix’s travels in the Middle East published as a series in The Times-Picayune, 1929 in nine consecutive weekly segments. Each article covers nearly one page and includes photos depicting highlights of the trip; newspaper clippings and photo copies of the articles. Titles scripted as in the original article.

1. “Specialist in love takes you to home of great vamp,” February 17, 1929:22+27.

2. “Land of Cleopatra looks upon her sex without sympathy,” February 24, 1929:24.

3. “Ruth with Naomi visioned in field of old Palestine,” March 3, 1929:24.

4. “Most fascinating of world’s cities is old Jerusalem,” March 10, 1929:33.

5. “Dainty ghosts line roads of holy land and haunt byways,” March 17, 1929:30.

6. “Finds harem party with shingled hair and Parisian gowns,” March 24, 1929:24.

7. “Finds Eve did well by being driven out of Garden of Eden,” March 31, 1929 :24

8. “Persians so lovely shah issues orders that veils must go,” April 7, 1929:26.

9. “Memories of Helen cling about shores along Grecian seas,” April 14, 1929:30.

10. “In the Footsteps of Fair Women.” Newspaper clippings pasted on construction paper; easy to read text, but not all pages included.

11. “In the Footsteps of Fair Women.” Five original newspaper articles show how well laid out the format of the text and photos are.


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