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New York Historical Society Strawberry Festival Luncheon


Michelle Obama was the featured keynote speaker.

The New-York Historical Society held its annual Strawberry Festival benefit luncheon on June 26. Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, was the featured keynote speaker.

Strawberry Festival Committee co-chairs included Judy Byrd Blaylock, Judith Roth Berkowitz, Lois Chiles, Elizabeth B. Dater, Barbara Knowles Debs, Joan C. Jakobson, Patricia Klingenstein, Louise Mirrer, Sarah E. Nash, Nancy S. Newcomb, Pam B. Schafler, Angela Vallot, Sue Ann Weinberg and Hope Brock Winthrop.

Proceeds will benefit the programs of the New-York Historical Society. The 2007 Strawberry Festival marks the launch of the New-York Historical Society's Women in Public Life series.


Joyce Cowin, Pat Klingenstein, Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of N-YHS; Michelle Obama.


Judith Byrd-Blaylock, Lois Chiles.


Sasha Lazard Mailer, Julie Wurts, Michelle Obama, Isabelle Gilles.


Collette Vallot, Judge Maria Lopez, Angela Vallot.


Lulu Wang and Barbara Zalaznick.


Nancy Newcomb, Judy Berkowitz.


Joan C. Jakobson and Lady Vamaughn.


Pam Schafler, Charlotte Frank, Louise Mirrer.

Photos: Don Pollard
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