Friedan, Betty

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1921-02-04
Death 2006-02-04
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see: Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992).

From the description of Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006604

Feminist, activist, and author Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921-2006) helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). Her first book, The Feminine Mystique, was published in 1963. Afterward, Friedan quickly became a leading advocate for change in the status of women in the United States. Her subsequent books include It Changed My Life (1976), The Second Stage (1981), and the Fountain of Age (1993). Friedan was active in many feminist and political organizations, taught at several universities, lectured widely, and published numerous articles on gender and aging related issues until her death.

From the description of Papers of Betty Friedan, 1941-2006 (inclusive), 1980-2000 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 423618286

Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information, see Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1982-1983).

From the description of [Videotape collection] [videorecording]. 1974-1989. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122593412

Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921-), writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information, see Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992).

From the description of Papers, 1938-1993 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122336305

Feminist, activist, and author Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921-2006) helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). Her first book, The Feminine Mystique, was published in 1963. Afterwards, Friedan quickly became a leading advocate for change in the status of women in the United States. Her subsequent books included It Changed My Life (1976), The Second Stage (1981), and the Fountain of Age (1993). Friedan was active in many feminist and political organizations, taught at several universities, lectured widely, and published numerous articles on gender and aging related issues until her death.

From the description of Audio collection of Betty Friedan 1963-2007 [sound recording]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 702930629

Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921-), a writer, publicist, political activitist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992).

From the description of Papers, 1952-1993 (inclusive), 1960-1993 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008858

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Subjects:

  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Women--Social conditions
  • Women--History
  • Housing for the elderly
  • Women--Psychology
  • Women--International cooperation
  • Sexual division of labor
  • Old age
  • Women authors
  • Surrogate motherhood
  • Women
  • Pro-choice movement
  • International Women's Year, 1975
  • Women--Congresses
  • Women's rights
  • Feminists
  • Housewives
  • Women political activists
  • International Women's Decade, 1976-1985--Congresses
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Aging--Social aspects
  • Girls--Social life and customs--20th century
  • Authors, American
  • Clothing and dress
  • Equal rights amendments
  • Women--Religious life
  • Gerontology
  • Feminism
  • Women--Legal status, laws, etc
  • High school students
  • Women's rights--Congresses
  • Motherhood
  • Sex role
  • Women--Employment
  • Women's mass media
  • Abortion--History
  • College teachers
  • Feminism and architecture
  • Authors
  • Jewish women
  • Hormones, Sex
  • Ageism
  • Older women
  • Quality of life--History
  • Women--Political activity
  • Mass media and sex
  • Women in mass media

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  • College teachers
  • Authors
  • Journalists

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  • Peoria (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Iran (as recorded)
  • Israel (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Germany (West) (as recorded)
  • Czechoslovakia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
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  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Iran (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • Israel (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
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  • Peoria (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Peoria (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Peoria (as recorded)
  • Latin America (as recorded)