Title: President Coolidge signs Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact
Description: In light of the casualties that resulted from World War I, Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg and French Foreign Minister Aristide Briand crafted the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact. This international peace proposal committed 15 nations to outlawing aggression and war in settling disputes. President Coolidge signed the Pact on January 17, 1929. The ceremony took place in the East Room, making use of President Grant’s old Cabinet Table.
Date: January 17, 1929
Creator: Harris & Ewing
Credit: Library of Congress