Copyright, Public Domain, and U.S.
this web site that are from family collections are copyrighted.
Electronic sources are cited using the Chicago
Citation Format: (Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed.,
sections 17.270, 17.237) described in the Library
of Congress: How to Cite Electronic Sources..
Many of the other items related to the Civil War, World War 1 and World
War 2 appear to be works of the United States Government prepared by an
officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that
person’s official duties and is in the public domain, as defined in 17
U.S.C. sec 101 (1994). More details are at:
The University of North Carolina has an excellent charat on when items
pass into the public domain
Civil War photos from the Library of Congress are in the public domain.
Details are at: Rights
page, permission to use the diorama photo
is from Adj. Maj.
Jean-Claude Schmetz, Curator, Truschbaum Museum.
On the Normandy Units Research Page,
the assault landing credit
arrowhead is from https://veteranmedals.army.mil/awardg&d.nsf/0/8d82e0159144671785256e68005f8ccb?OpenDocument
On the Discharge
Uniform Page, the photos of the ribbons are almost all
from the public domain site:
confirming the copyright status of all items I have any question about.
If an item is not in the public domain, I will obtain permission for
its use or if necessary, remove it. Please send copyright concerns to Leonard
H. Cizewski. Thank