Patch - The World War II Archive of the Patch American High School in Stuttgart, Germany was created in 1995 for the 50 anniversary of VE Day. Most of the images (those starting with ww, e.g., ww.245.jpg) came from the U. S. National Archives and are in the public domain.
NA - U.S. government photos found in the collections of the National Archives are in the public domain. The ARC Digital Copies Search provides some on-line digital images.
LC - Library of Congress images include the American Memory collections. Some of these images may be copyrighted, but most are from collections in the public domain.
FDRL - The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library is a member of the U.S. government Presidential Library system, and many of the images are in the public domain.
Time - Time magazine has been published in the U.S. since 1923, and the copyright to images from this magazine, and the March of Time newsreels, is owned by AOL Time-Warner in New York.
Life - Life magazine was published in the U.S. 1936-1997, and the copyright to images from this magazine is owned by AOL Time-Warner in New York.
Newsweek - Newsweek magazine has been published in the U.S. since 1933 and the copyright to images from this magazine is owned by The Washington Post. The address is 251 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019, and telephone is 800-631-1040
Wire and news services include AP, the Associated Press and UPI, the United Press International and PRWire, the Press Release Newswire and AFP, the Agence France Presse
A Note on Use: The images on the USD History Department server are available for students and faculty to use in the classroom and for educational projects. Those images not on electronic reserve may be downloaded for the personal use of interested individuals, but they may not be distributed or sold or reproduced, nor are they available for any commercial use. Many of these images are copyrighted and their use is subject to the U.S. Copyright Law and the limitations of Fair Use. These images are not cataloged nor are they available as a stock photo library.