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Identifier

UAP 6272

Date of Work

1966

Description

Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity's snow sculpture for the 1966 King Kold Karnival. The sculpture depicts a Native American with a Denver Pioneer tied to the stake. A sign reads: "Not even Batman can save them now." The winter festival known as the King Kold Karnival was a staple at UND from 1951-1968. The event usually included contests, sled races, dances, beauty pageants, and most notably large snow sculptures. A brief resurgence emerged in 1979 but was not continued.

Subject

Alpha Tau Omega; Fraternity; King Kold Karnival; Snow Sculpture; Greek letter societies; Snow sculpture; Indians of North America; Signs and signboards; Trees; College buildings; Snow

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

Alpha Tau Omega; University of North Dakota; King Kold Karnival (Grand Forks, N.D.)

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

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