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Date of Work

5-1-1956

Description

Members of the Delta Gamma and Phi Delta Theta perform "Clash of the Clans" for the 1956 Flickertail Follies in Scottish style costumes. A large painted farm background hangs in the background. 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

Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Alpha Chapter (University of North Dakota); Delta Gamma; University of North Dakota

Rights

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

Keywords

Flickertail Follies, Phi Delta Theta, Scottish Costumes, Delta Gamma, Fraternity, Sorority, Central High School Auditorium, Entertainers, Greek letter societies, Auditoriums, High school facilities, Costume - Scotland, Draperies, Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery

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