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President Woodrow Wilson and World War I Peace Negotiations

President Woodrow in France in 1919

President Woodrow Wilson greets American and French soldiers at the railroad station at Château-Thierry in France on February 8, 1919. The war between the Allied forces and Germany had ended on November 11, 1918, and Wilson was in France representing the United States at the Paris Peace Conference. Wilson was the first U.S. president to travel to Europe while in office. This image was published in Edith Bolling Galt Wilson's My Memoir (1936).

Citation: My Memoir, E767.3 .W55 1939. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Original Author: International News Photos, Inc.

Created: February 8, 1919

Medium: Printed photograph

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

"Big Four"

Four leaders of the Allied countries are photographed together on May 27, 1919, during the peace negotiations that took place in Paris after World War I ended. From left to right are British prime minister David Lloyd George, Italian premier Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, French premier Georges Clemenceau, and U.S. president Woodrow Wilson—known collectively as the "Big Four." This glass-plate image is part of the George Grantham Bain Collection of news photographs at the Library of Congress.

Original Author: Edward Jackson for Bain News Service

Created: May 27, 1919

Medium: Glass-plate negative

Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

President Woodrow Wilson and the First Lady with War Wounded

On July 7, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson and his wife, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, pose with American servicemen wounded during World War I on board the SS George Washington. The president was returning to the United States after signing the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. The day after this photograph was taken, the former troopship arrived in New York harbor. This image was published in Edith Bolling Galt Wilson's My Memoir (1936).

Citation: My Memoir, E767.3 .W55 1939. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Original Author: Unknown

Created: July 7, 1919

Medium: Printed photograph

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

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  • President Woodrow in France in 1919

    President Woodrow Wilson greets American and French soldiers at the railroad station at Château-Thierry in France on February 8, 1919. The war between the Allied forces and Germany had ended on November 11, 1918, and Wilson was in France representing the United States at the Paris Peace Conference. Wilson was the first U.S. president to travel to Europe while in office. This image was published in Edith Bolling Galt Wilson's My Memoir (1936).

    Citation: My Memoir, E767.3 .W55 1939. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

    Original Author: International News Photos, Inc.

    Created: February 8, 1919

    Medium: Printed photograph

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • "Big Four"

    Four leaders of the Allied countries are photographed together on May 27, 1919, during the peace negotiations that took place in Paris after World War I ended. From left to right are British prime minister David Lloyd George, Italian premier Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, French premier Georges Clemenceau, and U.S. president Woodrow Wilson—known collectively as the "Big Four." This glass-plate image is part of the George Grantham Bain Collection of news photographs at the Library of Congress.

    Original Author: Edward Jackson for Bain News Service

    Created: May 27, 1919

    Medium: Glass-plate negative

    Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

  • President Woodrow Wilson and the First Lady with War Wounded

    On July 7, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson and his wife, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, pose with American servicemen wounded during World War I on board the SS George Washington. The president was returning to the United States after signing the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. The day after this photograph was taken, the former troopship arrived in New York harbor. This image was published in Edith Bolling Galt Wilson's My Memoir (1936).

    Citation: My Memoir, E767.3 .W55 1939. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: July 7, 1919

    Medium: Printed photograph

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections