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Psychology and Psychiatry

Roberta Galler with Family

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Roberta Galler with her parents and younger brother.
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Roberta Galler with her parents and younger brother.

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Roberta Galler and Ralph Nichols, 1962

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Roberta Galler and Ralph Nichols at the office of New University Thought, 1962.
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Roberta Galler and Ralph Nichols at the office of New University Thought, 1962.

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Betty Friedan

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Betty Friedan.

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Betty Friedan.

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