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  1. In consideration of the recording and preservation of my oral history memoir by the Riston·. cal Society of the District of Columbia Circuit, Washin!?.’ton, D.C., and its employees

and agents (hereinafter, “the Society”), I.   [o     n         Nt’e,J4i  I;. ‘ do hereby grant and convey to the Society and its successors and assigns all of my rights, title, and interest in the voice recordings (digital recordings, cassette tapes) and transcripts of my interviews as described in Schedule A hereto, including literary rights and copyrights. All copies of the voice recordings (digital recordings, cassette tapes) and transcripts are subject to the same restrictions herein provided.

  1. I understand that the Society may duplicate, edit, or publish .in any form or format, including publication on the Internet, and permit the use of said voice recordings (digital recordings, cassette tapes) and transcripts in any manner that the Society considers appropriate, and I waive any claims T may have or acquire to any royalties from such use.
  2. 3. I reserve for myself and to the executor of my estate only the non-exclusive right to use the voice recordings (digital recordings, cassette tapes) and transcripts and their content as a resource for any book, pamphlet, at1icle or other writing of which I or my executor may be the author or co-author.


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Oral History of John Nields, Jr., Esq.

Schedule A


Tape recordings, digital recordings, transcripts, computer diskettes, and DVDs resulting from seven interviews of John Nields, Esq., on the following dates:

Interview No. and Date                  All are in 1 mp3 file                   Pages of Transcript


1. September 27, 2017 1-63



March 20, 2018






April 24, 2018






May 22, 2018






July 10, 2018






October 22, 2018




The transcripts of the seven interviews are contained on one DVD.