Gibson Girls began as a beautful to look at funny to read, cartoon series by an Artist named Charles Dana Gibson. http://gibsongirls.com/
The year was 1900 and they had an aloof look on their faces and were not subservient to men and Gibson was credited in part with mobilizing the sufferagette movement. Gibson himself was the highest paid illustrator of his time. They played "hard to get" in his cartoons and had handsome men chasing them down, and set a huge hair and fashion trend at the time. Women wanted to look and act like them.
I became fascinated with his work many years ago. I'm glad someone at Disney felt the same way.
Man: "You'll have to travel the world to find someone who loves you as much as I"
GG: (looking away.) "I'm willing to".
In DLP the Ice Cream Parlor was themed with these cartoon illustrations (anyone remember Farrell's?), and I guess it crept out to MS Disneyland. I don't know if it lives in WDW or any other place.
There is your long winded answer!
"As usual he's taken over the coolest spot in the house"- Father re: Orville 1963
"...the Gibson Girl represented a serene self-confidence that could surmount any problem. The envy of all who knew her, the Gibson Girl remained aloof of her surroundings but not to the extent of haughtiness."
That's totally cool and very progressive for that time period. Hats off to Gibson for what he did and hats off to you for the info! Thanks!