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  Information.svg    Public domain explanation for this TIME magazine cover:
  • A search of the US Copyright Office records for 1960 and 1961 finds no renewals for its magazines under "Time-Fortune Company", which was then the publisher who held the rights to the enterprise. ... Kenosis 21:44, 28 August 2007 (UTC)
  • This image is in the public domain, since Time Magazine did not renew the copyright on the cover in 1960 or 1961, per Kenosis and my own personal search.Project GutenbergProject GutenbergProject GutenbergProject Gutenberg

Quadell (talk) (random) 15:02, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Time failed to renew the copyrights of many early issues. See en:Talk:Time (magazine)/Archive 1#Public domain issues

The following issues of Time magazine are in the public domain because copyright was not renewed:

  • March 3, 1923 to January 22, 1934.
  • January 7, 1935 to June 29 1936.
  • July 3, 1939 to May 13, 1940
  • January 7, 1945 to January 29, 1945.