History of the American West


Restrictions on Images from the History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library.

The following statement is made by the Denver Public Library, the owner of the original materials reproduced here.

The Denver Public Library encourages use of these materials under the fair use clause of the 1976 copyright act. All images in this collection may be used for educational, scholarly purposes and private study. A credit line must be included with each item used.

Credit Line:
Western History/Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library

If you wish to publish or reproduce the materials in any physical or digital form beyond that permitted by fair use or use them for any commercial purpose, including display or Web page use, you must obtain prior written permission from the Denver Public Library. Please contact the Denver Public Library Photo Sales Department by e-mail at or by calling (720) 865-1818.

To purchase high resolution digital images and photographic prints visit the Denver Public Library Store.

The Denver Public Library has provided in the catalog records for these materials all known information regarding the photographer or other persons associated with the materials. This information is provided as a service to aid customers in determining the appropriate use of an item, but that determination ultimately rests with the customer. The nature of historical archival photograph collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult of even impossible to determine. The Denver Public Library would like to hear from anyone who may have additional information regarding the images found in this collection.
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