Collection Title:  Alice Sullivan Pharis Collection

Collection Number:  M260  /  2007.36

Inclusive Dates:  1957

Bulk Dates:  1957

Volume:  .35 Cubic Feet

Processor:  W. Ray


Scope and Content:

The Alice Sullivan Pharis Collection contains photos and news clippings of the Delta Belles.  The Delta State Delta Belles began in 1957 under the leadership of Band Director Ralph Franklin.  Mrs. Dorothy Franklin assisted in the training.  They were a group of twenty-six  dancing majorettes and performed precision dance and march steps along with the Delta State College band.  This collection contains photos and news clippings about the group.



Box  /  Folder

1     1   Letter from Mrs. Pharis to Dr. Henry Outlaw regarding the donation and a listing by         names of the original group


Three black and white photos of the Delta Belles


2          Three news clippings dated 1957 from the Delta Democrat Times about the Delta