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Date of Work

Circa 1957


Minneapolis Sunday Tribune


Students participate in sled races for the King Kold Karnival. Three photographers capture the action at left. A row of Greek houses along University Avenue can be seen in the background. The winter festival known as the King Kold Karnival was a staple at UND from 1951-1968. The event usually included contests, sled races, dances, beauty pageants, and most notably large snow sculptures. A brief resurgence emerged in 1979 but was not continued.


Students; Ropes; Sleds; Greek Houses; University Avenue; College students; Rope; Sleds; Greek letter societies; Winter sports; Snow; College buildings

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

King Kold Karnival (Grand Forks, N.D.); University of North Dakota


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