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Date of Work

5-1-1956

Description

Darlene Doherty of Alpha Phi and Bill Novetzke of Alpha Tau Omega rehearse for their duet in "Roman Holiday" for the 1956 Flickertail Follies. 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.

Subject

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; Alpha Tau Omega; Alpha Phi; Flickertail Follies (Theater group)

People Depicted

Doherty, Darlene; Novetzke, Bill

Rights

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

Keywords

Flickertail Follies, Alpha Phi, Alpha Tau Omega, Dancers, Fraternity, Sorority, Men, Women, Dancers, Clothing and dress, Talent shows, College students, Couples

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