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Date of Work


Identification #

UAP 1364

Additional Information

The chorus line from Alpha Phi's Flickertail Follies performance of 1951, entitled "Minstrel Melodies." Established by the Journalism Fraternity, Sigma Delta Chi, as a campus talent and variety show, The Flickertail Follies entertained the city of Grand Forks from 1925-1962. The Follies were, however, suspended from 1931-1935 due to The Depression and from 1941-1945 for World War II. The Follies gained national attention in 1950 when it was featured in "Life Magazine". The show was dropped in 1962 but was revitalized for one year in 1982.


Flickertail Follies; Alpha Phi; Sorority; Central High School Auditorium; High school facilities; Auditoriums; Women college students; Greek letter societies; Entertainers; Clothing and dress; Dancers

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota; Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Alpha Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Central High School (Grand Forks, N.D.)