Occasionally, I’m reminded that it was standard practice until relatively recently to use the term “girl” to refer to a mature woman as well as a female child. (It’s still used occasionally here and there.)
The May 15 1956 edition of the Toronto Daily Star had two examples of this. One was a want ad for waitresses at Fran’s restaurant:
There are still Fran’s restaurants in Toronto, but not at Yonge and Eglinton any more.
The other is in an ad for clothes for tall women:
The 1956 Toronto City Directory lists this clothing store as “Tall Gals Regd”. They stayed in business until at least 1968; I only have access to city directories up to the end of the 1960s, so I don’t know how much longer they stayed at Yonge and Dundas. That side of Yonge eventually became the Eaton Centre, so they might have lasted until then.