Us Girls by Edith Stevens

 

Us Girls, the cartoon created by Edith Stevens, reflected the fashion trends, hairstyles, and social manners of generations of women in a humorous, sometimes biting, but always accessible way. Her sketches held up the mirror to her readership with a sharp and comical delivery. Her warmth, wit, and humor resonated and Us Girls quickly built a multi-generational fan base starting in the late 1920s at the Boston Post and continued on at the Boston Globe through the 1960s.

 
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by a woman for women

PAVING THE WAY

A pioneering woman and cartoonist…

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trendsetter

DAILY MUSINGS

Capturing and driving fashion trends…

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tracking change

REFLECTING THE TIMES

Observing changes through the decades…

For more than 25 years her delightful drawings were devoted to feminine foibles, fashions, hair-dos, bathing costumes, Summer styles, fur coats and party manners. She showed them up with the precision of a scientist and warmth of a friend...

— The Boston Globe, 1957