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Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (1921-2006)

Description: Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (1921-2006) graduated summa cum laude from Smith College and had begun graduate study in psychology at the University of California when she transferred her energies toward political activism, the cause of women's rights, and eventually publishing such works as The Feminine Mystique (1963), informed by her critique of Freudian theory.


Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer


Medium: Black and white photographic print


Persistent URL: photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=5783


Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives


Collection: Accession 90-105: Science Service Records, 1920s – 1970s - Science Service, now the Society for Science & the Public, was a news organization founded in 1921 to promote the dissemination of scientific and technical information. Although initially intended as a news service, Science Service produced an extensive array of news features, radio programs, motion pictures, phonograph records, and demonstration kits and it also engaged in various educational, translation, and research activities.


Accession number: SIA2008-1712

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Taken on March 13, 2009