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Rights and Restrictions Information

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


Images credited to Black Star in the U.S. News & World Report and other P&P collections may be protected by copyright. Privacy and publicity rights may also apply.

Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy on serving originals.

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

pub_infoPublication and other forms of distribution: May be restricted by copyright. Black Star controls the copying of Black Star images physically housed in its archives in New York City. It does not control the copying of Black Star images housed in the Library of Congress unless they are under copyright. Patrons are advised to conduct copyright searches for Black Star images dating 1923 and after. (Published works dated before 1923 are now in the public domain.) Copyright searching of photographs can be problematic because of the lack of copyright information and researchers often have to make calculated risk decisions concerning the appropriate use of an image when its copyright status is unknown or ambiguous. Patrons who wish to show that a reasonable effort was made to determine copyright status should request a copyright search and retain any reply for their records or, if they conduct the search themselves, retain notes from their search. Privacy and publicity rights may also apply. The address of Black Star is:

Black Star
116 E. 27th Street
New York, N.W. 10016
telephone (212) 679-3288
Web site: http://www.blackstar.com

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-12345]

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Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Last revised: 3/27/00.


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