Sharing Materials From This Website
It is always permissable to link to any page on our website. If you copy and share content from this website, you must give credit to us as your source. A failure to do so could constitute a violation of U.S. and international copyright laws.
Please be aware that many of the images on this website are owned by other parties and used here by permission. Therefore, your failure to give proper attribution could expose you to liability from these third parties.
By using this website, you hereby indemnify us from any copyright infringement claims resulting from your copying, downloading, and/or sharing our content. (In summary, just link to us--it's easier for all concerned!)
We Obey All Copyright Laws
It is our intention to obey all U.S. and international copyright laws. We have made every attempt to identify and contact copyright holders of the images and materials we post.
If you find content on our website to which you hold the copyright, please contact us immediately by clicking
We will immediately remove the image at your request. As an alternative,
we would be pleased to add the appropriate copyright credit to your image, along
with a link to your website and/or e-mail address, or to a website
through which our users may purchase merchandise related to the content.
Submitting Copyrighted Materials
Copyright laws require the following:
If you submit text or graphics from another source (book, website, etc.), you
MUST tell us the source of the content and, if available, the creator and/or
copyright holder of the material.
If you submit text that is a direct quote from another source, you MUST make it
clear that it is a direct quote and provide the name of the person and/or source
(book, website, movie, etc.) being quoted.
If you submit content to this website and do not provide the above information,
we will assume that either a) you hold the copyright to this content, b) you
have permission from the copyright holder to post the content, c) the content is
in the public domain, or d) posting the content falls within the Fair Use clause
of international copyright laws.
If you submit content to this website and do not provide the information we need
to avoid copyright infringement, you accept full liability for any legal action
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As long as proper credit is given, it is our belief that the use of small,
low-resolution images on this free educational/historical website constitutes
Fair Use. We believe this for the following reasons:
- Content on this website is always free to the user.
- The primary purpose of this website is educational and historical.
- Images of the people involved in the historical events chronicled on
this website are an indispensable part of the educational information
- Our website promotes the interest in and purchase of materials related
to each subject, and therefore directly benefits the copyright holder in
- Use of these images does not limit the copyright holder's
ability to profit from the original source, nor will it dilute the
importance or recognition of the subject in connection with its creator or
- In the case of entertainment topics, we attempt to limit
ourselves to official publicity
photographs released to the world by studios or agencies for the purpose of
promoting the person or creative work from which the photo was taken.
- In every case, it is believed to be unlikely that an alternate free
licensed work currently exists or can be created.