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Except for items in the public domain and those items for which a copyright is held by a third party and the Institution has made "fair use" pursuant to ยง 107 of the Copyright law by obtaining permission to publish their materials on the web site and displaying their credit line in association with their copyrighted information, all content and all presentation of content on these web pages is Copyrighted in the name of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

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For information concerning permissions, or to request transparencies and photographs of art, artifacts, and archives in the museum's collection, please call (405) 478-2250, ext. 273 or 276, fax (405) 478-6421, E-mail, or write National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Research Center, 1700 NE 63rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73111.