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UAP 1368


Members of Pi Beta Phi chorus line perform "Rebel Rhythm" for the 1957 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.


Flickertail Follies; Pi Beta Phi; Costumes; Dancers; Chorus Line; Sorority; Greek letter societies; Costume; Dancers; Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery; Entertainers; Women college students; Draperies

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

Sigma Delta Chi; Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Pi Beta Phi; University of North Dakota


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