Notice to Copyright Holders

Notice to copyright holders

If you see any work on this website that infringes your intellectual property rights, please contact the Chicago History Museum with the following Takedown Notice. Using the template below, please fill in the details of the specific work appearing on the website.

RE: Copyright Claim

To: Rights and Reproductions Department at the Chicago History Museum (

I am the copyright owner of the photograph being infringed at The material consists of (insert description of work). I request that you immediately take down this work and discontinue using it in the future. Please be advised that the law requires you to “expeditiously remove or disable access to” the infringing content upon receipt of this notice.

I have good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of here is not authorized by me, the copyright holder, and that there is no legal basis for the use of these materials. The information provided here is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I swear under penalty of perjury that I am authorized to act on the behalf of the copyright owner.

Please send me, at the address noted below, a prompt response indicating the actions you have taken to resolve this matter.


(Your Name)

(Electronic signature)

(Your Address – email or physical)


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