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John Foster Dulles signs the Tripartite Security Treaty (ANZUS)

Accession Number: 96-1185

John Foster Dulles signs the Tripartite Security Treaty (ANZUS)

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: John Foster Dulles is shown signing the Tripartite Security Treaty (ANZUS), a defense treaty signed by Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, which was created from discussions that occurred between 1949 and culminating in the signing of the treaty on Sept. 1, 1951, in San Francisco, California. Surrounding Mr. Dulles are, left to right, unidentified, Sen. Edwin C. Johnson, Sen Alexander Wiley, and Secretary of State Dean Acheson. In the back row are an unidentified person and Sen. John Sparkman. (See also 96-1186.)
Date: September 1, 1951
Related Collection: Dean G. Acheson Papers
ARC Keywords: Cabinet officers; International relations; Legislators; Treaties
HST Keywords: ANZUS; Australia; California - San Francisco; New Zealand; Tripartite Security Treaty (ANZUS)
People Pictured: Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971; Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959; Johnson, Edwin Carl, 1884-1970; Sparkman, John, 1899-1985; Wiley, Alexander, 1884-1967
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