• Possession of an image does not constitute permission to use it.
  • The permission to use an image from the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society is granted as long as the conditions of use are met.
  • All fees are in U.S. dollars, are charged per image and are for a single use.

The permission to use an image from the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society is granted as long as the following conditions are met.

Personal, MN non-profits, MN media Commercial, non-MN non-profits, non-MN media
Publications
   Under 1,000 print only 0 15
   1,000 - 25,000 (Print and E-Book) 0 50
   Over 25,000 (Print and E-Book) 0 100
   Electronic bundle (includes website) 0 150
Broadcast media bundle (includes website) 0 150
Advertising
   Regional market 0 100
   World market 0 500
Website only 3-year license 0 100
Merchandise items 0 75
Public display 0 30
  • Personal Use: The image(s) will be used only in a private home or office. They will not be displayed in a sales area or reproduced for any purpose.
  • Minnesota Non-Profit: The image(s) will be published, displayed, or broadcast by a Minnesota 501(c)(3) organization. Any profit from the publication, display, or broadcast will go into the account of the non-profit organization and not to an individual or corporation.
  • Non-Minnesota Non-Profit: The image will be published, displayed, or broadcast by a non-profit organization not based in Minnesota.
  • Commercial: The image(s) will be published, displayed, or broadcast in a commercial environment for profit. This includes commercial websites representing a person or corporation that sell goods or services.
  • Minnesota Media Company: A publisher or broadcaster whose audience base is primarily within Minnesota.
  • Public Display: Image(s) displayed in a public environment, such as a restaurant, museum, sales office or reception area.