Library of Congress copyright statement about interviews

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.

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