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Collection Reference Number GLC02766.45
From Archive Folder Papers of General Fenton regarding the Treaty of Versailles and the plebiscite in Upper Silesia 
Title Appreciation of the Upper Silesian Situation
Date 30 June 1920
Document Type Government document
Content Description Detailed report. The demographics of Silesia are discussed, followed by the political parties in Silesia. Propaganda from Poland and Germany are discussed as well as the raw materials produced in the region. Different solutions are suggested as to the Silesian problem.
Subjects Global History and Civics  World War I  Military History  Government and Civics  Treaty  League of Nations  Politics  Diplomacy  Industry  Mining  Geography and Natural History  
Place written Beuthen
Theme World War I; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Industry
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Fenton served with British forces on the Continent. He was an accomplished linguist and commanded considerable respect in France and Germany. The papers include numerous printed items relating to the Plebiscite in Upper Silesia. Part of the collection is in French and German.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945