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. The images are intended for private study, scholarship, or research use only.
Those wishing to use an image on the site for reproduction, redistribution, publication, or other use beyond that allowed by “fair use” will need to contact the copyright owner to obtain written permission. In many cases, the Sacramento Public Library is not the copyright owner and therefore cannot grant this permission.
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Some images displayed through this website fall under Public Domain. They include items published before 1923. The following chart was assembled by
Peter B. Hirtle of Cornell University and delineates for what period various types of material remain under copyright protection and when they pass
into the public domain: http://copyright.cornell.edu/resources/docs/copyrightterm.pdf
If you choose to use an image that is in the Public Domain, please cite the material as follows: From the Special Collections of the Sacramento Public Library