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Permission to Publish

Researchers intending to publish must obtain written permission from the literary copyright holders and from the Hershey Community Archives. It is the direct responsibility of the user to determine if the photocopied item is protected by copyright. The permission granted by Hershey Community Archives does not constitute seeking permission from the owner of the literary copyrights.

Many of the materials in the Hershey Community Archives display or include trademarks which are owned by The Hershey Company, or Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company, or their respective trademark management subsidiaries. Permission to use their trademarks (or the trademarks of any other entities) must be obtained by the individual or entity desiring to use such materials from the trademark owner. Permission from the Hershey Community Archives to use material does not constitute permission to use trademarks which are not owned by it, nor does it constitute a waiver on behalf of any other entity.

Publication or reproduction rights are nonexclusive and are granted for one-time-only use. Any further revisions, editions, or reprinting require the completion of a new permission to publish form. Permission is valid only for the individual, company or institution to whom it is specifically issued and may not be transferred, assigned, sold or otherwise disposed of without written permission of the Hershey Community Archives.

If you received a duplicate from the Archives, it does not authorize publication. Permission must be obtained from the Archives to publish or display any items copied from the Archivesโ€™ collections.

Publication Fees
Graphics
A $100 per image fee will be assessed for images used in publications, public displays, websites, motion pictures, etc.

Cover Art
A $250 per image fee will be assessed for images used as cover art.

Commercial Use
Use fees for reproductions for use as postcards, posters, or multiples for resale will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.