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Date of Work


Identification #

UAP 1389

Additional Information

A quartet from Lambda Chi Alpha performs in "Watch Your Barber Cues" for the 1952 Flickertail Follies. Two barber chairs and a coat rack are in place behind them. The quartet members include Robert Jensen, Kenneth Hermanson, Wayne Taylor and Elwynn Nohr. 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; Lambda Chi Alpha; Barber Chairs; Fraternity; Chairs; Entertainers; Costume; Male college students; Barbershop quartets; Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery; Greek letter societies

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

Lambda Chi Alpha; Flickertail Follies (Theater group); University of North Dakota

People Depicted

Jensen, Robert; Hermanson, Kenneth; Taylor, Wayne; Taylor, Wayne