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Your Support Matters

The Museum & Library's donors provide the critical support needed to bring citizens and soldiers together and advance the understanding of military history and affairs toward the preservation of democracy.

Make a Donation Today!

Tax-deductible contributions help the Museum & Library:

  1. -Maintain the library collection of more than 60,000 titles—searchable on and available in person, via e-book and through interlibrary loan

  2. -Maintain the museum collections, upload new items to the online digital archive and create new and compelling exhibits exploring the legacy of the citizen soldier

  3. -Record and produce award-winning programs for broadcast on Chicago public access television and online viewing, as well as downloadable podcasts

  4. -Provide research assistance to everyone from individual citizens to universities, service academies and military staff colleges, ensuring that future military and civilian leaders are prepared

  5. -Offer veterans and active military service members access to the Veterans Information Center, and the opportunity to record their stories of service through the Holt Oral History Program

  6. -Maintain this website and all that it has to offer as the central hub of the Museum & Library's work, including streaming video, audio podcasts, and virtual exhibits

  7. -Ensure that we remain a non-partisan, non-governmental information center accessible by all to study and discuss military history

Make your donation online using the fields above, or download and submit by mail a donation formDon't forget to check if your employer has a matching gift program—many companies match employee donations to nonprofits—and double the impact of your contribution!

Have Questions? Call the Museum & Library at 312-374-9333 and ask to speak with our Development Office, or email us at development(at)