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We recognize that some people may like to reproduce parts of our work on ushistory.org for their own use. For example, a teacher may wish to print out a page from our website to hand out in a history class. Or a person creating a Web site may wish to use a picture of the Liberty Bell from our site.
The text, images, sounds, and other information contained on ushistory.org, the Web pages sponsored by The Independence Hall Association (collectively, the "Content") are proprietary to the Independence Hall Association, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation ("IHA") and are copyrighted by IHA under the laws of the United States of America. Neither the Content, nor any part of the Content, may be reproduced, displayed or otherwise used in any manner without the prior written permission of IHA.
As a general rule, you must get our permission to make copies or otherwise use the Content.
However, in an effort to simplify this, the IHA will automatically grant you the right to use extracts of the Content for free ("Extract") if you meet all of the conditions below and complete the form below.
Conditions for Free Use of ushistory.org Content
For Printed Publications:
This material is copyright by, and used with permission of, the Independence Hall Association, on the web at ushistory.org.
For Internet Publications:
Just pick up the following text (pick the one most suitable) as is and place in your html file:
<I>Picture courtesy of <A HREF="http://www.ushistory.org">ushistory.org</A></I><BR>
<I>Story courtesy of <A HREF="http://www.ushistory.org">ushistory.org</A></I><BR>
<I>Information courtesy of <A HREF="http://www.ushistory.org">ushistory.org</A></I><BR>
and it will look like this:
Picture courtesy of ushistory.org
Story courtesy of ushistory.org
Information courtesy of ushistory.org
Your E-mail address:
Your Location (city and state, province, or country):
The URL on ushistory.org of the picture or page you want to use:
Where you're going to use it (url of your website, name of publication, etc.):
Type of use (school, newsletter, etc.):
I have read the above conditions. Check the first box if you are a teacher or student or a non-profit and meet the above conditions. Check the second box if you don't meet the conditions.
I do not meet the conditions. I will await a response to my request.
IHA reserves the right to revoke the permission granted herein at any time in event that the IHA determines, in its sole discretion, that these requirements have been violated or that the use of the Extract is contrary to the purposes of IHA.