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Usage, Rights, and Privacy

Allowed Use of the APWA

The essays in the APWA are made publicly available by the authors of the essays for use in research, teaching, and private study.

The copyright of an essay is retained by the original author. Any uncompensated use of these essays for profit is in violation of the copyright agreement entered into by their authors; offers and arrangement to pay authors for use of their work can be requested through the project director, Prof. Doran Larson (dlarson at

Transcription Ownership

By submitting a transcription to this website, you understand that you relinquish any claim of ownership or copyright to the transcription and understand that it might be reproduced in publications without any remuneration to you the transcriber.

The APWA reserves the right to alter or remove the transcription at any time without notice.

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(updated: 2017-09-03)