BOX VII. 7 - Newspaper career - drawings used
in Dix publications
Folder 7 of 14
There are no sources and dates noted with this information. Titles noted
as in script.
1. Fables of the Elite, by Swinnerton. Written in pencil, “I perceive,
she said that Mr bear has been trifling with our innocent affections.”
2. Fables of the Elite, by Swinnerton. Written in pencil, “Who enjoyed a
Paying reputation as a humorist.”
3. Fables of the Elite, by Swinnerton. Written in pencil, “I was led to
believe that matrimony was a picnic.”
4. “Dear Dorothy Dix-----,” by Irma Wilde. Drawing of a male child
writing to Dix while dreaming of his curly haired little girl friend.
5. Nell Brinkley’s (1888-1944) romantic illustrations often depicted
murder trial victims Dix’ reported on. Brinkley was hired by William
Randolph Hearst to work on the New York Evening Journal. Brief
biographical sketch includes samples of her drawing style.
6. James Guilford Swinnerton (1875-1974) illustrated Dix’ famous stories
entitled Fables of the Elite in which animal characters recreate human
circumstances. Brief biographical sketch includes samples of his
7. William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) for whom Dix worked while writing
for the New York Evening Journal. Brief biographical sketch that
mentions his hiring of the greatest comic artists.
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