Terms of Use and Permissions

Terms of Use

HERB is an initiative of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (City University of New York) supporting teaching and research in history and other humanities disciplines. The materials on this site are made publicly available for research, teaching, and personal study only.

Items may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,U.S.C.). Usage of some items may also be subject to additional restrictions imposed by the copyright owner and/or the producing institution.

By their use of these digital images, texts, audio and video recordings, users agree to follow these terms of use:

  • For purposes of research and teaching users may reproduce materials (print or download), in accordance with fair use, without prior permission, on the condition they give proper credit of the collection-owning repository.

  • Materials may not be used for any commercial purpose without prior written permission from the copyright owner.

  • Materials may not be re-published in print or electronic form without prior written permission from the copyright owner.

  • Materials may not be mounted or stored on an additional server for public use, or for use by a set of subscribers without prior written permission from the copyright owner
Permissions

Non-Commercial Use
 (Creative Commons Attribution—Non-Commercial)

Materials on this site may be used without permission for educational, non-commercial purposes, such as classroom distribution, student reports, etc.

We invite you to use any content that is generated by the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, free of charge, for any nonprofit or educational purpose. However, credit should be given as follows: American Social History Project/Center for Media Learning (http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu)

Commercial Publishing Use

Content created by ASHP/CML may not be downloaded, stored, copied, distributed, or otherwise used for a commercial purpose without the prior written consent of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning.

Many of the photographs, artworks, and texts on this website have been obtained from other sources or publishers not affiliated with ASHP/CML which may own a copyright or trademark for that work. ASHP/CML does not hold copyrights on any of the materials from other sources republished in HERB; therefore we cannot grant permission to use these materials. In cases where the items are copyrighted and ASHP/CML received permission to use them, there will be a copyright or permissions statement including the copyright holder. In those instances, to obtain permission to reprint the materials, please contact the copyright holder listed.

If no such copyright holder is noted the item is most likely in the public domain, but we cannot guarantee that. It is the responsibility of the user to research the copyright status of the item.