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Date of Work

Circa 1960


Four members of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority use a waterhose, a ladder, shovels, and ice scrapers to form their snow sculpture for the King Kold Karnival. 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.


Buildings -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Students -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

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


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


Kappa Alpha Theta, Sorority, Snow Sculptures, Ladder, Ice Scraper, Shovel, Waterhose, Snow sculpture, Greek letter societies, Ladders, Shovels, Scrapers (Tools), Winter festivals, College students