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Museum unveils new summer exhibit featuring cartoonist Ethel Hays

 

Sabre Moore

Carter County Museum has partnered with the Western Heritage Center in Billings to bring "With Wit and Style," a touring display about Ethel Hays - the famous illustrator from Montana - to Ekalaka this summer.

Carter County Museum has partnered with the Western Heritage Center in Billings to bring "With Wit and Style," a touring display about Ethel Hays - the famous illustrator from Montana - to Ekalaka this summer.

Ten traveling pop-up banners share the story of Ethel Hays, a native of Billings, and one of the most recognizable artists of the 1920s. Called the "greatest of all women newspaper artists" and the "foremost portrayer of the American Girl," her newspaper cartoons secured the flapper as the primary icon of women's fashion and established the flapper's modern attitudes in American cultu...



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