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Skare Collection
The Skare Collection at the McFarland Historical Society comprises over one thousand objects related to the Norwegian immigrant experience collected by Albert Skare of McFarland, Wisconsin. More information.


McFarland Gold Star Mothers Collection
McFarland residents Mrs. Ole (Mary Lyster) Nelson and Mrs. Theodore Edwards were among the Gold Star Mothers who made a U.S. government-sponsored pilgrimage to France in 1930. Both Nelson and Edwards lost sons during World War I. This collection includes a diary, scrapbooks, letters, photographs and ephemera from the voyage as well as letters and photos from Helmer Nelson and Alvin Edwards' World War I service.


 
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