Mollie Jenson

Souvenir of Mollie Jenson's Zoo & Museum

MOLLIE JENSON is the mother of six children. She was born and raised on the farm she is living on. She used to help her husband with chores and field work, but now has different hobbies and enjoys them very much.

There is a small zoo of about 75 animals, including birds, all well tamed. She does lots of different fancy needle work, wood carving and different types of hand painted pictures, done in oils, water and pastel colors; also pen and ink and charcoal.

Wood carvings, made by Mollie Jenson from a piece of butternut wood, carved with jack knife and then sand papered.

Painted Pictures


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