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Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) Peace Congress, Versailles 1919, Session of 28 June 1919: Agenda. Signature of the Treaty of Peace between the Allied and Associated Powers and Germany

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00752 Author/Creator: Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) Place Written: Versailles, France Type: Document signed Date: 28 June 1919 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Printed souvenir program signed by Wilson, Lansing, Balfour and others, including Paderewski (Polish premier and pianist) and the new leaders of the new nations of Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia.

People: Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928.
Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, Earl of, 1848-1930.
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Treaty, Diplomacy, Military History, World War I, Government and Civics, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, President

Sub Era: World War One