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Collection Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress

Rights and Access

The Library of Congress is providing access to The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress for educational and research purposes, and makes no warranty with regard to its use for other purposes. The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. Copyright (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or other restrictions on use of the plays. As far as is known, the plays were registered for copyright between 1925 and 1944, and these copyrights were not renewed. However, responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. See our Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions.

Please note that the Hurston plays may contain content which some may consider offensive in language or stereotype. Such materials must be viewed in the context of the relevant time period.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division.

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