Rick Feingold

Rick Feingold holds a B.A. in History and Business from Rutgers and an M.B.A. from Penn State. He has 30 years of teaching experience, currently teaching “American Business History” and “The Air Force in World War II” at Bergen Community College. He also teaches at Ridgewood Community School and Emerson Community School. He has lectured at over fifty local libraries and has written for the Boston Herald and Christian Science Monitor.

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Barbie: An American Icon

In the 1950s children could only play with baby dolls. There were no adult dolls. Then Ruth Handler of Mattel invented a doll with adult features. The doll, named “Barbie,” was a “Teen-age Fashion Model.” Barbie could be dressed in a variety of fashion outfits and she lived in a “dream house.” She had a boyfriend named Ken and drove a Corvette convertible. Over the years, Barbie’s careers included doctor, astronaut, pilot, and even a matador! Learn how the world’s most beloved doll came to be.