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Date of Work

5-1-1961

Description

Members of Alpha Phi and Tau Kappa Epsilon perform "In Ireland there is a Legend" for the 1961 Flickertail Follies. Spotlights shine on the performers from the edge of the stage. 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.

Subject

Students -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

Flickertail Follies (Theater group); Alpha Phi; Tau Kappa Epsilon

Rights

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

Keywords

Flickertail Follies, Alpha Phi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Musicians, Spotlights, Fraternity, Sorority, Central High School Auditorium, Musicians, Greek letter societies, High school facilities, Electric lighting, Entertainers, Dancers, Costume

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