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Copyright of the text materials contained in the website is owned by The Charles K. Blandin Foundation. They may be used, downloaded, reproduced, publicly displayed, or reprinted for personal or non-commercial purposes provided the following attribution appears in all copies: “Reproduced with permission of The Blandin Foundation, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.” Permission to reproduce materials for commercial use (e.g., book publishing) must be obtained in writing. Text materials included in this site may not be modified in any way. The site may also offer software, graphic images, data, and other non-text-based materials. All rights to these materials are reserved to the Foundation and/or the copyright owners who license such materials to us.

Photographer/Artist Credits

If no specific credit line is noted for an image, it is to be considered covered by site-wide copyright of the Blandin Foundation. As with all other content, images from this website may not be reproduced in any form without express written consent of the owner.


The Blandin Foundation uses software to track the number of visitors to pages that are most often visited, and the domains from which people visit the site. The data is then analyzed internally for trends, which help provide more useful information to visitors. No personal information is collected during this tracking process. In a few instances, The Blandin Foundation asks visitors to submit personal information, such as email or postal addresses, in order to deliver requested information or materials. We do not share, sell, or otherwise willfully disclose this personal information to any third party.


For informational purposes only, this site contains links to websites created, maintained, and controlled by other organizations. The Blandin Foundation has no responsibility for the content of any website to which a link is provided. These links are provided for your convenience and are not intended as an endorsement by The Blandin Foundation of the organizations operating these sites, a solicitation to contribute to these organizations, nor as a warranty of the information the sites contain. The Blandin Foundation does not have responsibility for the content of sites that link to our site, and reserves the right to request that links to our site be removed.

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