Creator

Lee's Studio

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Date of Work

1927

Description

Hazel Larson and Meryl Griffith perform the New Year's Dance for the 1927 May Fete. A large January 27 calendar page makes up the background. The May Fete was a modest production from 1909-1916 until Nell Martindale took over as head and expanded the small show into a spectacular dance-drama. From 1917 to 1927, May Fete saw elaborate sets and as many as 500 performers. The last May Fete was in 1927 when Martindale resigned to be married.

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

People Depicted

Larson, Hazel; Griffith, Meryl

Rights

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

Keywords

May Fete, Calendar, Students, Dancers, Dancers, Calendars, College students, January, Entertainers, Couples, Costume

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