Submit Your History Piece

Thank you for submitting your memory to our 150th timeline! We will review all submissions and let you know if yours is approved for posting.

Please note that by submitting your photo, you’re also donating it to The History Museum. The image may be used in the official SB150 timeline or in other ways to celebrate our community’s rich history. Also, please make sure you own the rights to whatever image you submit. If you have questions, please contact

SB 150 Photo Donation

The majority of The History Museum’s collections are donations. Items are preserved for research, interpretation of community history, and as artifacts in exhibits and educational programs.

How do I donate?

Please fill out the submission form below and upload a 2MB or less gif, jpg, or png file. Or, mail a photograph to:  

Attn: Registrar
The History Museum
808 West Washington St.
South Bend, IN 46601

What do I donate?

The Museum prefers original photos or scans of original photos done in The History Museum Archives.

What if I want to keep the original?

The Museum is happy to scan the photo. This can be done by bringing the photo to the Museum, or the photo may be mailed. Once the original is received, it will be treated with respect and scanned at a high resolution by Museum staff. After your photo is scanned, it will be mailed back to you, or you may schedule a time to pick it up with the Registrar.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png.

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