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University of North Dakota

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Members of Alpha Tau Omega perform "'Bamy Bound" for the 1953 Flickertail Follies. Established by Sigma Delta Chi, a national journalism society, the Flickertail Follies was a campus talent and variety show from 1925 until 1962. The Follies were suspended from 1932 to 1934 due to the Great Depression and from 1941 to 1945 for the Second World War. The Follies gained national attention in 1950 when it was featured in "Life Magazine". The show ended in 1962 but was revitalized for one year in 1982.

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Flickertail Follies; Alpha Tau Omega; Fraternity; Black Face; Central High School Auditorium; Blackface entertainers; Auditoriums; High school facilities; Greek letter societies; Entertainers; Clothing and dress; Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery

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North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

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Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Alpha Tau Omega; Central High School (Grand Forks, N.D.); University of North Dakota