Requested Donations

Desired Additions to the Collection

Please contact the Museum's curatorial staff if you would like to donate any of the following items.

Three-Dimensional Objects (Uniforms, weapons, gas masks, etc.)
Senior Curator Doran Cart
816.888.8120
dcart@theworldwar.org

Two-Dimensional Documents (Photographs, posters, letters, etc.)
Archivist Jonathan Casey
816.888.8121
jcasey@theworldwar.org


American Items

  • Any relating to General Pershing
  • Women Marines 
  • Women Telephone Operators
  • African American
  • Native American
  • Any ethnic American soldiers
  • Experimental steel helmets

Austrian Items

  • Aviator’s breast badge
  • Field kepi
  • Collar insignia
  • Cap badges
  • Glacier goggles

British Items

  • Soft cap “Gor Blimey” type
  • RFC “maternity” tunic
  • “Dixie” cooker

French Items

  • Flyer’s helmet
  • Currassier armor breastplate

German Items

  • Flyer’s helmet
  • Hussar 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
  • Model 1909 and 1915 grey green wool field cap

Russian Items

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

Serbian Items

  • Any objects from Balkan combatants

Turkish Items

  • Cap
  • Tunic
  • Brimless steel helmet

All Countries

  • Submarine objects or uniforms
  • Painted airplane fabric
  • Trench signs
  • Unit histories
  • Bicycle
  • Original airplane