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Detroit Publishing Company

Rights and Restrictions Information

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


Publication and other forms of distribution: Detroit Publishing Company photos were published primarily between the 1890s and the 1930s. Those published more than 95 years ago are in the public domain. A few images were published 95 years ago or less and could be restricted by copyright if the copyright was registered and renewed.

Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals, which requires the use of digital images in lieu of the original images.

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

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

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


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Prepared date: March 2000. Last revised: Nov. 2019.


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