#6. Dixie started working in her teens – at a Catholic Hospital, the celery fields, an Army base -- and at the age of 16, she dropped out of high school.
#5. Dixie performed in burlesque theaters across the country, as the Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque.
#4. Dixie Evans studied Marilyn Monroe throughout their overlapping careers.
#3. Dixie Evans founded the Miss Exotic World Competition in 1991.
#2. Dixie Evans founded the Miss Exotic World Museum.
#1. Dixie Evans’ legacy is the home she created for burlesque performers to retire as well to permanently celebrate the history of burlesque.