Military Ball Recreates Civil War

Fri., Oct. 20, 1961

On Friday, October 20, 1961, the first all-college Military Ball of the school year was held with a Civil War theme. The festivities started at 9 PM and began with the introduction of senior officers and crowning of the "Little Colonel." Nominees for the "Little Colonel" included Barbara Duval (Pi Beta Phi),  Carney Green (Chi Omega), Lynn Davis (Phi Mu), and the previous years Pledge Princess, Ginny Sutton (Pi Beta Phi). Billy Butterfield and his six piece orchestra performed and kept the night alive until 1 AM.

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Dickinsonian, Oct. 13, 1961, pg. 5.