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Date of Work

5-1-1949

Description

Members of Phi Delta Theta pose in dresses and hats for the Flickertail Follies of 1949. The group stands in front of a fireplace with several trophies on the mantle. 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

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Alpha Chapter (University of North Dakota); University of North Dakota

Rights

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

Keywords

Flickertail Follies, Male Students, Costumes, Fireplace Mantle, Trophies, Phi Delta Theta, Fraternity, Male college students, Greek letter societies, Costume, Fireplaces, Mantels, Hats, Women's clothing

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