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Date of Work


Identification #

UAP 11138

Additional Information

Members of Kappa Alpha Theta and Alpha Tau Omega perform "Capers at Coney" for the 1959 Flickertail Follies. An elaborate backdrop portraying Coney Island is in place. Musicians play 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; Kappa Alpha Theta; Alpha Tau Omega; Coney Island; Fraternity; Sorority; Greek letter societies; Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery; Entertainers; Musicians; Dancers; College students; Costume

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Alpha Tau Omega; Kappa Alpha Theta; University of North Dakota