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.
|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|
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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.
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