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Media data and Non-free use rationale
Description Publicity photo of Gospel music singer and composer Doris Akers, a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
Author or
copyright owner
Unknown due to age of image
Source (WP:NFCC#4) Original publication: Unknown due to age of image

Immediate source:

Date of publication Original publication date unknown due to age. Source publication October 10, 2011.
Use in article (WP:NFCC#7) Doris Akers
Purpose of use in article (WP:NFCC#8) for visual identification of the person in question, at the top of his/her biographical article
Not replaceable with
free media because
As the subject is deceased, no free equivalent could reasonably be obtained or created to replace this media

Other information The use of this image on Wikipedia is contended to be a fair use, since it is used solely for educational purposes in a not-for-profit encyclopedia, is necessary for cultural and historical purposes, and the material value of the possible copyright is not believed to be lessened by its use here It is believed that the use of this image on the English-language Wikipedia to illustrate an article on the person in question falls under the "Non-profit educational" clause of the Fair Use doctrine currently upheld by United States law. (17 U.S.C. § 107)

Minimal use (WP:NFCC#3) It is only being used to illustrate the article in question.
Respect for
commercial opportunities
It is a low resolution copy.

It is only being used to illustrate the article in question. The image is irreplaceable; a free analogue is impossible to produce as the original will be covered by copyright for the foreseeable future. Owing to the limited web-resolution of the image, only a small portion of a copyrighted work is used. It does not limit the copyright owner's rights to sell the image in any way. For the same reasons, the portion of the copyrighted work used is of inherently lower quality than the original, reducing the risk of competitiveness and therefore the effects of this copy on the market for or value of versions held by the owner of the copyright

Other information The subject of the photograph has been deceased since: July 26, 1995
Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Doris Akers//


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current22:48, 4 November 2017Thumbnail for version as of 22:48, 4 November 2017280 × 356 (15 KB)DatBot (talk | contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
04:29, 14 August 2012No thumbnail353 × 450 (26 KB)Skier Dude (talk | contribs)fair-use reduce supplied & border removed
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