Friedan, Betty

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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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referencedIn Alexander, Dolores. Papers, 1960-1973 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers of Florynce Kennedy, (inclusive), (bulk), 1915-2004, 1947-1993 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Horowitz, Daniel, 1938-. Papers, 1922-1996 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Henry, Diana Mara. Photographs, 1969-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1941-2001 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn East, Catherine, 1916-1996. Papers, 1941-1996 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National Organization for Women. Records, 1959-2002 (inclusive), 1966-1988 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1827-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Videotape collection, 1977-1988 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Pollock, Mordeca Jane, 1941-. Papers of NOW officers, 1969-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Friedan, Betty. Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Women's Dept. UAW Women's Department records, 1919-1982, (bulk 1947-1980). Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs
referencedIn Bolotin, Susan. Papers, 1982-1983 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Levine, Jack, 1915-. Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Records, (inclusive), (bulk), 1959-2002, 1966-1998 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Rupp, Leila J., 1950-. Audiotape collection of Leila J. Rupp and Verta A. Taylor, 1979-1983. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1968-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Papers, 1950-1995 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Kolb, Frances Arick. Papers, 1955-1990 (inclusive), 1972-1990 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Sarah Goddard Power Papers, 1953-1987 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Friedan, Betty. Papers, 1938-1993 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Peet, Margaret Smith, 1931-. Papers of Margaret Smith Peet, 1980-2006. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Seidenberg, Faith. Papers of NOW officers, 1969-1977 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Toffler, Alvin. Alvin and Heidi Toffler Papers, 1955-1984. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn National Organization for Women. [Videotape collection: reels 1-283] [videorecording]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forum. Dare we not discriminate [sound recording]/ Harvard Law School Forum. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers of NOW officers, 1965-1973 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Diana Davies Papers MS 309., 1960s-1996 (ongoing) Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Papers of NOW officers, 1969-1977 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Friedan, Betty. Papers of Betty Friedan, 1941-2006 (inclusive), 1980-2000 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Women's liberation collection, 1959-1998 (bulk 1966-78). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Sanders, Marlene. Papers, 1970. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National Association of Commissions for Women. Records, 1975-1982 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Alvin and Heidi TofflerPapers, 1955-1984 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985. Papers, 1968-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Armistead, Betty. Papers, 1970-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1870s-1989 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers of NOW officers, 1966-1981 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Cohen, Marcia. Papers, 1967-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Rawalt, Marguerite, 1895-. Papers, 1870s-1989 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Affirmative Action Office (University of Michigan) records, 1969-1993 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Friedan, Betty. [Videotape collection] [videorecording]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Sound Recordings of the White House Conference on Aging and Library and Information Services Relating to Older Adults
referencedIn Bernard, Shirley, 1928-. Papers of NOW officers, 1966-1981 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1950-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Farians, Elizabeth. Papers of NOW officers, 1965-1973 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Women's Liberation Collection MS 408., 1959-2006, 1966-78 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1955-1990, 1972-1990 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Smith Centennial Study. Transcripts of oral history interviews, 1972-1974 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Records of the President of Radcliffe College, 1960-1972 Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Bernard, Shirley. The women's strike: August 26, 1970. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers of NOW officers, 1969-1976 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Davies, Diana, 1938-. Papers 1960-1996 (ongoing). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Papers, 1941-2001 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Friedan, Betty. Papers, 1952-1993 (inclusive), 1960-1993 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Seaman, Barbara. Papers, 1920-1983 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Stanford University. Associated Students. Speakers Bureau. Associated Students of Stanford University, Speakers Bureau, audio-visual materials, 1981-1996. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Phyllis Chesler Papers, 1968-1990 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1941-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Hennessee, Judith Adler. Papers, 1970-1999. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn New York (State). Governor's Committee Appointed to Review New York State's Abortion Law. Committee reports and public hearing transcript, 1968. New York State Archives
referencedIn Hennessee, Judith Adler. Papers, 1970-1999. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Papers of NOW officers, 1960-1973 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Family Planning Oral History Project. Records, 1909-1984 (inclusive), 1973-1977 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn WUOM records, 1914-1982, 1940s-1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Women's Studies. UT Women's Studies Department records, 1991- [videorecording]. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Friedan, Betty. Audio collection of Betty Friedan 1963-2007 [sound recording]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Gioffre, Marisa. Bread and roses : a documentary play with music on the history of American women from the 19th century to the present : typescript, 1975. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Bernard, Shirley, 1928- person
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associatedWith Farians, Elizabeth. person
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associatedWith Friedan, Emily, person
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associatedWith Ginsburg, Ruth Bader. person
associatedWith Gioffre, Marisa. person
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associatedWith Harvard Community Health Plan. Loran Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard Law School Forum. corporateBody
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associatedWith Hennessee, Judith Adler. person
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associatedWith Horowitz, Daniel, 1938- person
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associatedWith Institute for the Future. corporateBody
associatedWith Institute for Women's Wrongs. corporateBody
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associatedWith National Abortion Rights Action League. corporateBody
associatedWith National Association of Commissions for Women. corporateBody
associatedWith National Conference on Public Service Employment. corporateBody
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associatedWith New York State Democratic Committee. corporateBody
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associatedWith Peet, Margaret Smith, 1931- person
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associatedWith Rockefeller, Barbara Sears. person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. person
associatedWith Rodell, Marie F. (Marie Freid), 1912- person
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associatedWith Seidenberg, Faith. person
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associatedWith South, Dorothy Jean. person
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associatedWith Stern, Edith M. (Edith Mendel), 1901-1975. person
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associatedWith Toffler, Alvin. person
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Sex discrimination against women
Women--Social conditions
Women--History
Housing for the elderly
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Women--International cooperation
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Old age
Women authors
Surrogate motherhood
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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
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Gerontology
Feminism
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High school students
Women's rights--Congresses
Motherhood
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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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Birth 1921-02-04

Death 2006-02-04

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