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Date of Work


Identification #

UAP 20851

Additional Information

Five members of Delta Gamma perform a tap dance "School Daze" for the 1951 Flickertail Follies. Two other performers look on backstage. 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; Delta Gamma; Sorority; Tap Dancers; Tap dancers; Entertainers; Greek letter societies; Costume; Draperies; Women college students; Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota; Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Delta Gamma