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Charlotte Brooks for Look Magazine and Brooks Archive

Rights and Restrictions Information

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730


Charlotte Brooks' photographs are included in the LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection. She also gave the Library of Congress her personal archive of photographs and papers.

Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Subject to P&P policy on copying.

Publication and other forms of distribution: Restrictions include:

  • Subject Rights: Privacy and publicity rights of subjects depicted in the photographs may apply. For more information, see http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html#privacy_publicity.

  • Donor Restriction for LOOK Magazine photographs: Cowles Communications, Inc., transferred all of its copyrights in the LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection to the United States, but asked that the Library convey Cowles’ desire that the photographs are “Not to be used for advertising or trade purposes.”  The Library cannot provide further interpretation of this phrase.

  • Photographer Rights: No known restrictions. Charlotte Brooks dedicated her intellectual property rights for photographs and other materials she created in her bequest to the Library of Congress. Charlotte Brooks died in 2014.

Credit Line for LOOK Magazine images: Charlotte Brooks, photographer, LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [Reproduction number e.g., LC-L9-60-8812, frame 8].

For more information, please read: Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image


Last revised: September 2016.
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