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Donor Imposed Restrictions
Some of the images in which you are interested may be restricted by donor agreement. To purchase a copy of these materials, you must obtain permission from the donor. For some assistance, please see the Source and Permission Contact List.
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The National Archives reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.