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It is understood that the images and other material posted on this blog are either in the public domain or are considered to be used fairly as deemed by the United States Copyright Act of 1976, Sections 107-118.
It is further understood that all images and materials have been given proper credit and cited thoroughly when necessary.
Some of the images and materials posted on this blog have been scanned by me (the author of thehistoryreporter.blogspot.com) from a personal collection of photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, magazines, newspapers, etc. Some materials may still be subject to copyright by the original artist and/or distributor, yet their use is deemed fair by the United States Copyright Act of 1976, sections 107-118.
Images and materials can be fairly used:
1. For educational purposes.
2. If they are shown as a portion of or in a lower resolution than the original copyrighted works.
3. They are not used for profit.
4. If they entered the public domain prior to 1978.
Other examples of fair use include:
“Quotation of excerpts in a review or criticism for purposes of illustration or comment; quotation of short passages in a scholarly or technical work, for illustration or clarification of the author’s observations; use in a parody of some of the content of the work parodied; summary of an address or article, with brief quotations, in a news report; reproduction by a library of a portion of a work to replace part of a damaged copy; reproduction by a teacher or student of a small part of a work to illustrate a lesson; reproduction of a work in legislative or judicial proceedings or reports; incidental and fortuitous reproduction, in a newsreel or broadcast, of a work located in the scene of an event being reported.” -- http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html.
I have taken every precaution to ensure that all images and materials are properly cited and cleared for use. Many of these images are copyright free and available for public use. Others have been cleared for use by their original owners, artists or distributors.
The use of a photograph or citation does not imply any association with or endorsement by me , the author of thehistoryreporter.blogspot.com.
If an item or photograph is believed to be copyrighted and improperly cited, please contact me at balen1970 *at* gmail.com.