Today in History: Paris Peace Conference

Today in History–January 18–the Library of Congress features the Paris Peace Conference, begun on this day in 1919. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, French Premier Georges Clemenceau, and Italian Premier Vittorio Orlando—became known as the big four for their role in settling issues stemming from World War I. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section and the clicking the links to related resources below.

Paris Peace Conference books

Paris Peace Conference 1919 historical newspaper coverage

Versailles. Réunion du comité interalliés photo

At last! political cartoon

Peace sheet music

How to Plan for Peace: Paris Peace Conference 1919 primary source album

Paris Peace Conference from America’s Library

League of Nations books

League of Nations speeches

League of Nations images

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