Requested Donations

Desired Additions to the Collection

If you have a potential donation, you must contact the appropriate curatorial staff member in advance if you wish to bring any items to the Museum and Memorial for approval.

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Desired Items

American Items

  • Any relating to General Pershing
  • Women Marines
  • Women Telephone Operators
  • Navy Nurses
  • African American
  • Native American
  • Any other ethnic American soldiers and women service personnel
  • Experimental steel helmets

Austrian Items

  • Collar insignia
  • Cap badges
  • Glacier goggles
  • Flyer's helmet
  • Accoutrements
  • Women's uniforms

British and British Empire Items

  • Soft cap “Gor Blimey” type
  • RFC “maternity” tunic
  • “Dixie” cooker
  • British 18 pounder gun
  • Indian uniforms
  • New Zealand uniforms
  • Women's uniforms

French Items

  • Flyer’s helmet
  • French Colonial materials

German Items

  • Flyer’s helmet
  • Hussar wartime busby
  • Wartime grey Attila
  • Any Zeppelin associated objects
  • Any U-Boat associated objects
  • Flamethrower

Italian Items

  • Wire cutters
  • Arditi (assault troops) lapel pin
  • Glacier goggles
  • Metal gas mask carrier
  • Farina helmet and Farina body armor
  • Model 1909 and 1915 grey green wool field cap

Russian Items

  • Accoutrements
  • Posters
  • Steel helmet
  • Women's Death Battalion uniform

Serbian Items

  • Any objects from Serbia and other Balkan combatants

Ottoman Empire/Turkish/Middle East Items

  • Caps
  • Tunics/complete uniforms
  • Brimless steel helmet

All Countries

  • Submarine objects or uniforms
  • Painted airplane fabric
  • Trench signs
  • Unit histories
  • Bicycle
  • Original airplane
  • Indigenous Peoples' materials
  • Weapons
  • Posters/broadsides/documents