Terms of Use/Copyright Information

Copyright Information

As part of its mission, the Heritage Library Foundation makes available digital images of items from its collections with the intention that these images be used for nonprofit educational, research, or personal use.  The images in this digital collection may be copyrighted or be subject to other legal restrictions, such as publicity rights.  Items in the collection may be owned by the Heritage Library Foundation or may have been donated to the library.  Therefore, the library may or may not own the copyright to these images or other legal rights associated with the images.  The Heritage Library Foundation has made a reasonable effort to identify the rights status of material in its digital collections and to obtain any permission required to make the material available for nonprofit educational, research, or personal use.  Any further use of the images in the library's collection, such as publication in any print or online media, public broadcast or exhibition, or commercial use, must comply with U.S. and international law, including the fair use of copyrighted material.  Any user of any image in this collection is solely responsible for determining any rights or restrictions associated with such use, obtaining permission from the rights holder when required, and paying fees when necessary for a proposed use.

Rights Information

The Heritage Library Foundation will share any rights information in its possession, but makes no warranties regarding this information.  Please contact the library if you have any information regarding the rights holders to images in this collection so that accurate information can be provided.  If you are a rights holder who does not wish an image to be displayed in the collection, please provide a written request to remove the image as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. 



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