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Terms of use for the Shawnee Mission Yearbook collection:

By accessing the digital collection of Shawnee Mission School District yearbooks on the JoCoHistory website, User agrees to the following Use Agreement:

The Yearbooks in the collection (including photographs, images, captions, designs, articles, and all other content within individual yearbooks) are property of the Shawnee Mission School District. The Yearbooks may be used for educational, scholarly, or private/personal use as long as the following credit statement is included: "Shawnee Mission School District." Any other use of the Yearbooks including but not limited to commercial use, non-educational use, publication, and/or multiple reproductions is strictly prohibited unless the Shawnee Mission School District has given consent to such use in writing.

The integrity of the original Yearbook content must be preserved and protected. The Yearbook content may not be inverted and content may not be removed or added. Minor cropping of Yearbook content and minor adjustments to sharpness and contrast are permissible as long as the content is not substantially modified. Any other manipulation or modification of Yearbook content is strictly prohibited unless the Shawnee Mission School District has given consent to such in writing. An explanatory statement regarding the changes must accompany any Yearbook content that has been modified or manipulated within the terms of this Use Agreement.

The Shawnee Mission School District has provided in the catalog records for these materials all known information regarding the photographer or other persons associated with the materials. This information is provided as a service to aid User in determining the appropriate use of Yearbook content, but that determination ultimately rests with User. The Shawnee Mission School District would like to hear from anyone who may have additional information regarding the images found in this collection.

The persons whose images appear in the Yearbooks included in this compilation have not agreed to commercial or non-educational use of their names or likenesses. Such usage may be actionable at law by these persons or their heirs. The Shawnee Mission School District assumes no liability for misuse of Yearbook content, including photographs. As a condition of accessing the JoCoHistory website, User agrees to indemnify and hold Shawnee Mission School District, and its Board of Education, Board of Education members, officers, employees, representatives, and agents, harmless (including attorney fees and costs) for any misuse of the Yearbook content and for any misuse of the likenesses of persons appearing in Yearbook content.

User assumes all responsibility for compliance with copyright and other applicable laws that may be involved in the use of Yearbook content, including photographs. Shawnee Mission School District reserves the right to refuse any reproduction order or to deny permission for commercial and non-educational use of Yearbook content.