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UAP 16822


Female students of Davis Hall perform "Candy Cavalcades" for the 1952 Flickertail Follies. Musicians are playing in front of the stage. 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; Davis Hall; Musicians; Costumes; Central High School Auditorium; Musicians; High school facilities; Costume; Auditoriums; Audiences; Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery; Women college students

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

Sigma Delta Chi; Davis Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.); Flickertail Follies (Theater group); 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