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Sigma Chi Omicron

 Organization

Sigma Chi Omicron was founded in 1914 at the University of Omaha, becoming OU's first officially-recognized sorority. In 1950, it became the Gamma Mu chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha, a national women's fraternity founded in 1898 in Virginia.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Betty J. Ingram Landstrom Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0172
Scope and Contents The collection includes ephemera such as invitations and programs. received by Betty J. Ingram Landstrom mostly related to Sigma Chi Omicron, Zeta Tau Alpha sorority events. Some of the different types of parties include a "Chinese Dinner Party" and a "Tramp Party."

College Humor Magazine, "Omaha Co-Eds' Anti-Leg Exposure Crusade"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UNO-0207
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the February 1941 issue of College Humor Magazine featuring the cover story "Omaha Co-Eds' Anti-Leg Exposure Crusade." The article describes the University of Omaha sorority Sigma Chi Omicron's "crusade against unladylike postures." The article features numerous photos of Sigma Chi Omicron women with their legs exposed. An original copy of the magazine is not available.