The New York State Historical Association (NYSHA) holds copyright to all images, audio recordings and interview transcripts on http://www.cgpcommunitystories.org.
Material from this collection may be used for educational and other non-commercial purposes without the written permission of the New York State Historical Association. "Fair Use" criteria of Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act must be followed. Under the fair use doctrine of the U.S. copyright statute (Title 17 of the U.S. Code), it is permissible to use limited portions of a work including quotes, for purposes such as commentary, criticism, news reporting, and scholarly reports.
Audio recordings, images and interview transcripts are posted on this site to provide public access to the rich resources of the Archive of New York State Folklife collection, but does not constitute a right to copy, make a profit from or publish the oral history materials located on this site. Access to these materials is provided strictly for educational and research purposes. Express permission is required from the New York State Historical Association (NYSHA) for use of all materials provided on http://www.cgpcommunitystories.org, including images, audio recordings and interview transcriptions, beyond “Fair Use” as above defined.
Please address all requests and questions to Dr. William Walker, Assistant History Professor at the Cooperstown Graduate Program, firstname.lastname@example.org or (607)547-2586. Written requests should be sent to: CGP Community Stories, Cooperstown Graduate Program, P.O. Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Requests should include a list of material to be published, giving the “Citation” information located at the bottom of each item page. Note whether you are requesting an image, audio recording, or interview transcript.
Marie Hewett, "Mrs. Edna Cushman, December 4, 1971," in CGP Community Stories, Item #72, http://www.cgpcommunitystories.org/items/show/72
If Citation cannot be located, please include item name and date, call number (if available) and item number. Note whether you are requesting an image, audio recording, or interview transcript.
Contributing a Story or File
Contribute your story to CGP Community Stories! Your participation in this project will assist future historians and community members in learning about the community of Otsego County. What was it like growing up here? Tell us about your family, or your work history. How have things changed from what you remember?
Submitted material must be original and created by you. If you are submitting a story on behalf of someone, cite his or her name in the “creator” field. If you are including photographs that were not taken by you, cite the creator in the “creator” field.
You may choose to have your story published on the CGP Community Stories website either with your name, or with your name withheld. You may also choose to submit a story for non-public publication. In this case, your story will only be available to approved researchers using CGP Community Stories.
By contributing to CGP Community Stories, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the terms explained above. Submission confirms that you hereby give for scholarly and educational uses the following contribution as an unrestricted gift and transfer to the New York State Historical Association the legal title and all literary property rights including copyright. This gift does not preclude any use you may want to make of the information in the contribution yourself.
Submission authorizes the Cooperstown Graduate Program and/or the New York State Historical Association to use the following stories and files for scholarly and educational purposes on the Internet, either publicly, or as restricted by you in the online submission form.
Submitted material must not violate any confidentiality, privacy, security or other laws. You must be 13 years of age or older to submit material to us.