Restrictions on the WPA Life Histories
Documents from the Folklore Project, Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is not aware of any copyright in the documents in this collection.
As far as is known, the documents were written by U.S. Government employees. Generally
speaking, works created by U.S. Government employees are not eligible for copyright
protection in the United States, although they may be under copyright in some foreign
countries. The persons interviewed or whose words were transcribed were generally
not employees of the U.S. Government. Privacy and publicity
rights may apply.
Suggested credit line: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division,
WPA Federal Writers' Project Collection.
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