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Usage | Formats | Request | Credits | Additional Information

USAGE

  • U.S. Census Bureau Public Information Office media assets (audio files, photographs and videos) are free to use in news media and public information products.
  • Media assets may not be used to imply the U.S. Census Bureau's endorsement of a product, service, organization or individual. They are not licensed for commercial or advertising use.
  • U.S. Census Bureau media assets cannot be sold to third parties.
  • Please see "CREDITS" requirements below.

REQUESTS

An e-mail request is required for all photo and video orders. Requests must include:

  • Contact person's name
  • Company/agency name and address
  • Photo/video requested (including preferred format)
  • Description of your company/agency
  • Description of project and how assets will be used

Written requests can be sent to <pio@census.gov>.

Audio segments on this Web site are available for immediate download and do not require a written request.

AVAILABLE FORMATS

Audio - Audio files are available in .mp3 format via this Web site. Profile America, Al Dia and African American History Month CDs are available upon request (FedEx).

Photo - Low- and high-resolution images are available via this Web site, e-mail or on CD (FedEx).

Video - Completed programs are in Betacam SP, DV and VHS formats (FedEx).

CREDITS

Photos: Photographs by the U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office (PIO).

Videos: U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office.

Additionally, the Census Bureau requires a copy of all final publications or programs in which the media assets have been used. Copies can be sent to:

By Mail

Broadcast and Photo Services
U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office
4600 Silver Hill Road, Room 8H174
Washington, DC 20233-0900

By Federal Express Or UPS

Broadcast and Photo Services
U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office
4600 Silver Hill Road, Room 8H174
Suitland, MD 20746-0900
301-763-3011

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information, please contact Broadcast and Photo Services at 301-763-3011.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | Last Revised: August 31, 2012