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Date of Work

May 3-4, 1948

Identification #

UAP 13926


Members of Phi Delta Theta perform "Rhythm of Waikiki" for the 1948 Flickertail Follies. A group of musicians play in front of the stage while the audience watches on. 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; Phi Delta Theta; Central High School Auditorium; Fraternity; Greek letter societies; High school facilities; Musicians; Audiences; Dancers; Costume; College students

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota; Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Sigma Delta Chi; Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Alpha Chapter (University of North Dakota); Central High School (Grand Forks, N.D.)


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