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User Agreement

The Cooperstown Graduate Program, New York State Historical Association, and Cooperstown Graduate Association hold copyright to 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 Cooperstown Graduate Program, New York State Historical Association, or Cooperstown Graduate 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 resources of the Cooperstown Graduate Program and New York State Historical Association, 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 Cooperstown Graduate Program, New York State Historical Association, or Cooperstown Graduate Association 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 William S. Walker, Associate Professor of History, Cooperstown Graduate Program, SUNY Oneonta, william.walker@oneonta.edu 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 history of Central New York State.

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.

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 Cooperstown Graduate 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 Cooperstown Graduate 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.