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About This Site

The mission of the PatersonHistory Website is to make my resources available and useful to the people of Paterson, NJ. Through this Website, we are offering broad public access to a wide range of information, including historical materials that may contain offensive language or negative stereotypes. Such materials must be viewed in the context of the relevant time period.


For site security and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, otherwise cause damage, or access non-public information. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996. Information regarding possible violations of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.

Privacy & Cookies

For site management, this computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics that are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most or least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance areas. We collect and store the following information:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The pages you peruse and files you access
  • The Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site

If you choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail message, we will use this information to respond to your request. There are times when your e-mail is forwarded to others who are better able to assist you. We may also forward requests for assistance to appropriate institutions for response. Except for the foregoing exceptions and for authorized law enforcement activities, the we do not share e-mail with outside organizations without obtaining your permission.

"Cookies" are small bits of text (letters and numbers) that are either used for the duration of a session, or saved on a user's computer in a file named "cookies.txt" in order to identify that user (or information about that user) the next time they log on to a Web site. It is our general policy not to use cookies on its Web site.

General Disclaimer

The PatersonHistory.com Website has links to other websites. This linking does not constitute our endorsement of the content of their Websites or of their policies or products.

About Copyright and the Collections

Whenever possible, the PatersonHistory Website provides factual information about copyright ownership.

It is your obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found on this website. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use. More information about U.S. copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code) is provided by the Copyright Office.

We would like to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified on this Website so that we may make the necessary corrections.

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