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Copyright of the Images

Rights to individual images are retained by the institution that owns the original photograph, drawing or print. Please review the copyright and permission policies for each contributing cultural heritage institution: Archives Service Center at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Chatham College Archives, Library & Archives at the History Center, Oakmont Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, and Point Park University Archives. You can also determine the copyright status of any particular image by reading the text or following the link provided in the 'Rights' field in the descriptive information accompanying each image.

Users should be aware that some images in these digital collections may be subject to additional restrictions enforced by the host institution or may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) or by the copyright laws of other nations. Reproduction of materials can be restricted by the host institution, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, or licensing and trademarks.

Use of the Images

Use of the Historic Pittsburgh Image Collections are expressly allowed for non-commercial, personal, or research use only. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond what is allowed by fair use will require the written permission of copyright owners.

The institutions with digital collections available from this site provide copyright information as a service to the general public in determining the proper use of an item. However, users are ultimately responsible for determining copyright restrictions, for obtaining written permission, and for paying any fees necessary for the reproduction or proposed use of the materials. The University of Pittsburgh, as owner of the Historic Pittsburgh website, will not be held responsible for any direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages arising out of or relating to the use of the information and materials linked to or found on this website.

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