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World War I army helmet

Object Name: Helmet
Date: 1917
Medium: metal
Catalog number: 76.73
DescriptionWorld War I helmet (U.S. Army)

Has painted insignia of the 89th Infantry Division on either side of helmet. Design is a stylized black "W" in a circle with a red interior field at the center (to indicate an artillery unit within the division).
Provenanceworn by Ben G. Robbins circa 1917

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