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Gay Cat Day Parade, North Dakota Agricultural College
Gay Cat Day Parade, North Dakota Agricultural College
TitleGay Cat Day Parade, North Dakota Agricultural College
Date of Original1925-06-03
DescriptionMembers of Sigma Theta sorority dressed up as candy canes for the Gay Cat Parade pose for a photograph.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectColleges & Universities
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Parades & processions
Costumes
Automobiles
Streets
Children
Trees
Subject (LCSH)Women college students
Women - Societies and clubs
Organization NameNorth Dakota State University - Festivals
North Dakota State University - Student life
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1920-1929
Negative NumberGPN6410b
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalNorth Dakota Agricultural College (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Candy Sticks (Theta's), Gay Cat Day Parade"
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe first Gay Cat Day was held in May of 1920 and the event lasted until May of 1927. "The traditional Gay Cat Day is an annual feature of the closing days of the school year. Usually the last Friday in May is set aside for this day of hilarity and sport." (1926 Bison Yearbook)
Sigma Theta sorority was founded at Fargo College in 1908 and transferred to North Dakkota Agricultural College in 1922.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, University Archives
Repository CollectionNDSU University Archives Glass Negative Collection
Credit LineUniversity Archives, NDSU, Fargo (GPN 6410b)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the University Archives.
Languageeng
Digital IDua000314
Original Sourceglass negative
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