AboutWW2.com Photo Usage Policy
Use of these WWII photos
Many of the pictures in the O. Howard Davidsmeyer collection are public domain (signal
corps photos). However, some are privately taken photos which are under copyright.
For any commerical use, inquire before using. Direct inquiries to:
5591 Shady Brook Trail
Sarasota FL 34243
Web site use:
If you run a non-commercial website (sites with affiliate programs are okay), you do
not need to inquire for use of a few photos for your site as long as you provide a link to
this website below each picture and the following credit line, "Photo courtesy of the
Lt. Col. O. H. Davidsmeyer collection." Copy the images to your site, do not link
directly to photos. I would appreciate it if you email me and provide the web site where
the photos are used so that I can visit it and perhaps provide a reciprocal link to your
Please do not copy large numbers of these photos to your web site, instead link to the
appropriate pages on this web site (you can frame the pages within your site if you like).
All commerical rights to copyrighted photos and the text within this site are reserved.
For student reports not intended for publication, you may freely use the photos and
please provide the following credit line: Photo(s) courtesy of the Lt. Col. O. H.
Davidsmeyer collection located on the web at AboutWW2.com
Students, if you have an electronic version of your report, please email it to me,
because I love to see how my grandfather's legacy continues on.
For publication projects, if you are interested in the signal corps photos we can
provide high resolution (300 dpi) scans in JPG format for a scanning fee of $35.00 per
photo. We appreciate you providing us a photo credit in your publication.
Please do not link directly to pictures on this site or post direct links to these
pictures on discussion lists. This site is setup to prevent such hot-linking you'll
only get a broken link on your site.