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The Library is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the materials in The Capital and the Bay; however there are two items from the publication entitled A Lecture on Our National Capital by Frederick Douglass, Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, published by the Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1978, for which additional information is provided below:

"'The Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, located on Pennsylvania Avenue at Fifteenth Street, N.W., opposite the Treasury Building.'" This image is credited to the National Archives in the above publication. The National Archives believes that this image has been incorrectly credited to their collections. They have no record of such an image in their holdings. Its source is unknown.

All photographs credited to the AColumbia Historical Society@ in the above publication should now be credited to the AHistorical Society of Washington, D.C.@ Reproductions and permissions may be obtained from the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., 1307 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, email (re photos):

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