Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

Frankly Speaking

1940-10-11-sinatra1,500 students pack the Kansas Union Ballroom to dance to the Tommy Dorsey Band at the Freshman Frolic. Members of the band included Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Rich, Connie Haines, the Pied Pipers, and Frank Sinatra (above, middle).


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