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Guide to the Visual Communications Photographic Archive
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Visual Communications' Photographic Archive is recognized as one of the nation's most comprehensive repositories of 20th Century Asian Pacific American history with unique holdings in historical still and moving images and oral histories. The collection also contains images of Visual Communications since the organization's founding in 1970.
Visual Communications (VC) is the premier Asian Pacific media arts center in the United States. VC's mission is to promote intercultural understanding through the creation, presentation, preservation, and support of media works by and about Asian Pacific Islanders.
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All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted to the Preservation Manager. Visual Communications holds copyright to approximately one-half of the items in the Photographic Archive. Visual Communications does not hold copyright for material obtained from other archives, libraries, or family collections.
The Archive is available to the public for research by appointment only.