BOX X. 4 – Photos - photocopies from magazines and newspapers of Dix

Folder 4 of 11

13 items

Photocopies of photos with limited text of Dix in different settings.

1. Dorothy Dix at her typewriter [New Orleans Picayune] June 28, 1934.

2. Dorothy Dix tomb at Metaire Cemetery. DIXIE, December 16, 1973.

3. Dorothy Dix and Mrs. Maud Ballington Booth. The Times-Picayune, April 29, 1942 (2 copies).

4. Dorothy Dix and Mrs. Jessie Thorp [The Times-Picayune] November 13, 1941.

5. Dorothy Dix at her desk. “Dix who has covered more murder trials than any other reporter in the world, says the greatest episode of detective work in American criminal history was when RAYMOND C. SCHINDLER, New York private detective, by criminal psychology without force obtained the confession that brought execution to Frank Heideman of Asbury Park, N.J., for criminally attacking and murdering 9-year-old Marie Smith in 1911. Mr. Schindler, in New Orleans today, is president of the World Association of Detectives now in convention here” [Times-Picayune] May 15, 1936.

6. Dorothy Dix portrait. “To Unveil Dix Portrait. This portrait of the late Dorothy Dix will be unveiled Thursday at the first fall meeting of Le Petit Salon, 620 St. Peter. The painting is by Miss Ella Wood, who gave the portrait to the club. Miss Dix was for fifteen years president of the Salon” [Times-Picayune] November 11, 1952.

7. Dorothy Dix, second president of Salon [Times-Picayune], nd.

8. Dorothy Dix at her desk, ns.,nd.

9. Dorothy Dix at her desk. “Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer, known to millions as Dorothy Dix. Her byline is still causing confusion. Americans haven’t forgotten Dorothy Dix, their compassionate advisor and friend, who died in New Orleans 22 years ago today. How do I know? Because for years nostalgic readers have confused my byline with that of the Southern gentlewoman whose counsel saw them through the woes of the Great depression and two World Wars? They don’t seem to realize that Miss Dix-who covered Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in 1897-couldn’t be writing today. But Atlanta, where my newspaper byline appears, has had a long love affair with Dorothy Dix. Like many other cities, Atlanta claimed her for its own because her syndicated columns, with their warm, down-to-earth quality, made readers feel she was writing from a desk downtown,” ns., December 17, 1973.

10. Dorothy Dix in her caned chair, ns., December 17, 1945.

11. Dorothy Dix reading next to her typewriter. Used in Sun. Lenny publication, October 31, 1952.

12. Dorothy Dix in her later years used in publication, ns., December 16, 1974.

13. “Dorothy Dix as seen by an artist of the New York Herald in 1906 when she was a noted crime reporter. …the end of the first decade as Dorothy Dix from a drawing by the staff artist of the N.Y. Herald which was an illustration for a full page article on Miss Dix in the Herald in 1906 [Times-Picayune] April 12. 1936.


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