The First Lady's Treasures Tour - October 27, 1998

October 27
Chess Records Blues Heaven Foundation

All photographs by Sharon Farmer

(L - R) Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley and Shirli Dixon-Nelson speak with the First Lady at the Chess Records Office and Studio.


Shirli Dixon-Nelson, Vice President of the Blues Heaven Foundation, receives official Save America's Treasures project designation from Richard Moe, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

(L-R) Shirli Dixon-Nelson, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, the First Lady, Chuck Berry, Billy Branch, Jesse Dixon.


The First Lady gives remarks (with Lonnie Brooks in the background).







Staff from the Frederick C. Robie House and The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation join with the First Lady to display the Robie House's official Save America's Treasures project designation.

(L - R) Richard Moe, President, The National Trust for Historic Preservation, Thomas Pritzker, of the Pritzker Family Foundation, Geoffrey Stone, Provost, the University of Chicago, the First Lady, and Joan Mercuri, Executive Director, The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation.

Karen Sweeney, Restoration Architect for the Robie House, displays some of Wright's innovative designs as the First Lady and Thomas Pritzker look on.

The First Lady's Treasures Tour - Photo Gallery

Pre-trip Photos

Photo Gallery July 13, 1998

Photo Gallery July 14, 1998

Photo Gallery July 15, 1998

Photo Gallery - Visit to the Southwest

Photo Gallery - December 1998

Photo Gallery - October 27,1998

Photo Gallery - October 28,1998

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