Winold Reiss Collection
Rights and Restrictions Information
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730
Publication and other forms of distribution: Users should be aware of situations that potentially affect the rights status of the materials; users must
perform their own assessment of the risk of using particular images:
The date and method of acquisition by the Library of Congress appear in a note in the online catalog record for each item.
Works by Winold Reiss acquired by the Library prior to 2008 are unrestricted, as these gifts and purchases included intellectual property rights. Privacy and publicity rights may apply.
Rights to works by Winold Reiss given to or purchased by the Library during 2008 or later have been retained by The Reiss Archive. Contact [email protected]
- Rights to works by others, regardless of when they were acquired require analysis of the creator/copyright holder for the item in question. For example, photographs by Underwood & Underwood would fall under rights pertaining to images by that firm.
In all cases, privacy and publicity rights may also apply.
Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals.
Unprocessed materials are served by advance arrangement (see: "Access to Unprocessed Materials" - /rr/print/info/022_unpr.html). Some materials may be too fragile to serve.
Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication
and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Subject to P&P policy on copying. This policy prohibits placing some materials on a photocopy machine.
Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs
Division, Winold Reiss Collection, [Reproduction number e.g., LC-USZ62-123456].
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. Created: July 2009. Revised: Oct. 2020; May 2021.