Copyright Information and Terms of Use

The items and their descriptions in the Tuscaloosa Area Virtual Museum may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.)  Reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.  Additional information may be found at

The Tuscaloosa Area Virtual Museum offers public access to these materials for educational and research purposes only.  Content may be used for instruction, homework assignments, class projects or other educational purposes.  The content can also be used for personal research such as genealogy as long as the content is not published or distributed for financial gain.

Use of the materials for commercial purposes or in publications is not permitted without prior permission.  It is the responsibility of the individual to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distrbuting materials in this digital collection.  Rights information, when known, is indicated in the the entry for the item.