Military Archives and
The USS Salem Archives
and Ordnance Collection collections, preserves and exhibits military
memorabilia relating to all periods of United States military
The United States
Naval Shipbuilding Museum's archive collection consists of books,
prints, artwork, photographs and documents covering a broad range of
Military History - all branches and services, and all wars and
conflicts from pre-US Revolutionary War to the present.
original records, photographs and material relating to the history
of the Fore River Shipyard is available.
The museum's Ordnance
and Artifact Collection includes a diverse selection of items
including machine guns, bombs, mines, helmets, uniforms and small
A special collection
of WWI weaponry, personal effects and related artifacts recovered
from WWI battle fields in France is also on display.
The Museum will gladly
accept donations of Military items regardless of the condition,
period or country of origin. A fair market value appraisal for a
federal tax exempt credit will be provided upon request.
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