Political caricature by Anita Parkhurst Willcox, 1936. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library
June 23, 2016
During the 1910s and 1920s, Anita Parkhurst Willcox (1892–1984) created numerous images of the “New American Woman”—idealized images of young, fashionable, beautiful women. Her artwork appeared in the Saturday Evening Post, Collier’s, and other magazines.