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Commons:Józef Piłsudski Institute of America/copyrights

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Most documents from Józef Piłsudski Institute of America are:

  1. created more then 70 years ago
  2. not published but available to the public at least since 1943 when the institute was established
  3. containing text

Several types of copyright tags (aka. license templates) were used:

# Case License Examples Comments
1 Works not published before 2003 whose author died more than 70 years ago {{PD-old-auto-unpublished|deathyear=...}} search Many documents from the archive are unpublished in print (according to Polish or Ukrainian definition of the term); however if there was a known publication than the license should be changed to {{PD-old-auto-1923}} or {{PD-old-auto-1996}}.
2 Works published prior to 1923, whose author died more than 70 years ago {{PD-old-auto-1923|deathyear=...}} search
3 Polish works published after 1923, whose author died before 1946 {{PD-old-auto-1996|deathyear=...|country=Poland|date=}} search Most {{PD-old-70}} files of Polish origin satisfy {{PD-1996}}, since they were in public domain in Poland on URAA date (1996), because at that time (from May 23, 1994 to January 1, 2003) Poland was following 50 pma (post mortem auctoris - after the author's death) rule. See here or here.
4 Ukrainian works whose author died before 1946 {{PD-Ukraine}}{{PD-1996}} search
5 Other works whose author died more than 70 years ago {{PD-old-auto|deathyear=...}}{{PD-US-no notice}} Many documents from Józef Piłsudski Institute of America Archive were available to the public for viewing or copying since 1940's /1950's. That meets US definition of publication as discussed here.
6 Official documents created by Polish Military {{PD-PolishGov}} search
7 Official documents created by Ukrainian Military {{PD-UA-exempt}} search
8 Unsigned documents by unknown authors crated and made public over 70 years ago. {{Anonymous-EU}} search Both Poland and Ukraine follows 70 year rule for anonymous works. Holdings of Piłsudski Institute were available to the public at least since 1943 when the institute was established.
9 Photographs published in Poland before 1994 {{PD-Polish}} search The publication name and date should be known.
10 Non literary text ineligible for copyright {{PD-text}} search Simple documents and forms. Should not be applied to letters or long reports.