Terms of Use

Before downloading files or to order copies of photographs from this Web site or at the Log House Museum, you must first read the following photographic reproduction policy that defines copyright, fair use, personal use, and commercial use. Your acceptance of our photographs in any medium constitutes the acknowledgement, understanding, and acceptance of the terms and conditions of use outlined below.


The contents of this website, including all images, text, video and audio (hereafter referred to as “materials”) are owned by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society (SWSHS) or used by SWSHS in accordance with copyright laws and with the appropriate third party’s permission.

You may not modify any of the materials and you may not copy, publish, license, transfer or sell any information or materials contained on the website without the written consent of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society. Removal of any digital watermark, proprietary notices or accompanying text that may be included on or with the image is prohibited.

Personal Use

Personal use requires written permission from the owner, and includes reference, research, and any other use, provided all such uses are limited to private, non-commercial use.

Commercial Use

Commercial use requires written permission from the owner, and includes but is not limited to electronic or paper publishing, video production, exhibits, product presentations, interior design, advertising, or similar commercial purposes.

All users assume full responsibility for any infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Fair Use

The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. We welcome fair use of our Web site and its contents. All other uses require written permission. Credit should be given as follows : Courtesy SWSHS/Log House Museum

Copyright on photographs/images on this website may be held by individuals and/or entities other than SWSHS. Except as authorized under the copyright laws, you are responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any material that is available on the website.


For questions and permission regarding our terms of use, please contact:

Southwest Seattle Historical Society

Log House Museum

3003 61st Ave SW

Seattle, WA 98116


(206) 350-0999

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