Images may be provided as an email attachment or via a file sharing website. We cannot provide originals.
One-time use for a commercial purpose is $100 per image. Fees for usage by media, nonprofit, educational or interagency purposes may be waived at the agency's discretion.
The Texas Historical Commission (THC) must receive payment by credit card or check before the order is filled. Payments should be made to: Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, Public Information and Education Division, P.O. Box 12276, Austin, Texas 78711-2276.
Copyright and Credit
The THC retains ownership and copyrights to all images. Permission will be granted for one-time use only. Any subsequent use of the material requires the written permission of the THC. No reproduction or usage is allowed other than that which is stipulated on the invoice. Additional payment will be required if reused in another manner. Alterations to the image are not permitted. The THC will vigorously enforce its rights under the copyright laws. Reproduced images must be accompanied by the credit line: “Photo, Texas Historical Commission.” A copy of any publication containing reproductions of THC materials must be sent to the THC without charge. Customers publishing THC materials on a website must provide the THC with the URL for the site. Requests will be filled when time is available. The THC reserves the right to limit the number of photos provided per request.