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Dorothy Dix

Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer (November 18, 1861 – December 16, 1951), widely known by the pen name Dorothy Dix, was an American journalist and columnist. As the forerunner of today's popular advice columnists, Dix was America's highest paid and most widely read female journalist at the time of her death. Her advice on marriage was syndicated in newspapers around the world. With an estimated audience of 60 million readers, she became a popular and recognized figure on her travels abroad. In addition to her journalistic work, she joined in the campaign for woman suffrage and the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1861, Died 1951

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, lyricist

Notes: Pseudonym used by Elizabeth M. Gilmer.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-35533 10-in. 6/11/1926 Is it you Celeste Morton Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-[Unnumbered 1926-06-25-01] 10-in. 6/25/1926 Higher culture Maude Martin Dulaney Comic recitation author  
Victor [Trial 1922-03-21-01] 10-in. 3/20/1922 Keeping young Julia Adams Recitation author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dix, Dorothy," accessed June 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108922.

Dix, Dorothy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108922.

"Dix, Dorothy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108922

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