The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.

The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.


Old Main in winterSiwash football graphicThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students working in the mail roomWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Beta Theta Pi menCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Barracks south of the gymMuddy students on Flunk DayMen's soccer action shotKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox battalion on Willard FieldVice President George Bush speaks at a the Knox County Republicans' Lincoln Day dinner, held at Knox; on the platform are Gov. James Thompson, Vice President Bush, KnoxCounty Republican Charman Frank Gustine '60, and Barbara Bush.Post Hall lobbyWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93International studentWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseThe Knosher Bowl. Constructed in the mid-1960s and originally known as the Knox Bowl, Knox's unique football field underwent a $1.8 million renovation during  summer 2008 and was named in honor of long-time Knox coach and athletic director Harley Knosher.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.The Knox Galesburg Symphony in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The symphony, conducted by Professor of Music Bruce Polay, celebrates its 60th year during the 2011-2012 season.Freshman orientation testsBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Students in front of Alumni HallMuddy student on Flunk DayGizmo patio ice skating rinkPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Seymour Library study tableOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents line up to board the Gizmobile, a bus service provided by Knox College between New York and Galesburg to help students with the cost of transportation.Election Day protestFounder's Day tea in elegant dressGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Students excercising in the E. & L. Andrew Fitness Center. Named in honor of Trustee Laurel J. Andrew '86 and her parents, Ed and Edie Andrew, who, along with other family members and family foundations, provided the lead gifts for the 13,000 square foot facility.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Clara A. Abbott Emeritius Professor of Biology, Bill Geer, Illinois Professor of the Year in 1990 and Honorary Degree Recipient in 2007.  He is best known for his research on fruit flies and establishment of the Fly Lab, which was one of the first research labs on campus to utilize students.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.A group of Knox College students pose with a banner shortly before the group left Galesburg for Washington D.C. to protest the military involvement in the Middle East.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, including women's physical education instructor Evelyn Bielefeldt (in checked coat on the left), on a wagon ride at Green Oaks. Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Baseball teamThe Goal Post, or the "Geep" as it was commonly known, was a popular snack bar located at 256 S. Cedar Street (close to the current FIJI house).Knox women's volleyballStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Post Hall dorm roomMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesWhiting Hall bowling alleyWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Planting trees at Green OaksEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisThe Old Jail with original covered porchFlunk Day paradeStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallProfessor William Ripperger, an unidentified student, Gus Sampaio, Fabio Van Roon, Gregg Bieser, Joseph Fernando and (seated) Brian McGee in the Computer Center, Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Women of the Class of 1962Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeMembers of the Knox College Choir on tour in Europe. Led by Choir Director Creston Klingman, the Choir visited nine countires and ultimately performed at the Brussels' World Fair.  Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox RegattaKnox cheerleaders"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox College mailboxesDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"TKE parade floatCoed Knox rifle teamProfessor Peter Schramm, Watson Bartlett Professor of  Biology, with students.  Schramm taught at Knox from 1965 to 1995 and has been integral in the stewardship of Green Oaks.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateLaboratory, George Davis HallProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox College women's rifle teamKnox womenFive Knox football team membersKnox College ObservatoryKnox College GymnasiumThe cover of "At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch, copyright 1911. The popular novel presented a humorous depiction of a fictional college in a small Midwestern town and is where Knox's former nickname, Siwash, originated. Fitch graduated from Knox in 1897.Knox College Women's basketballThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Football cheerleadersStudents playing on Flunk DayFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Tennis courtsAlumni Hall TheaterBiology lab in George Davis HallStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory."Ghetto Rules" flag atop Old Main's Bell Tower. The flag was planted by residents of the top floor of Seymour Hall, otherwise known as "The Ghetto."Crosses on the South Lawn  and a symbolic body hung from a tree beneath a banner of Che Guevara on Old Main were all part of the Election Day protest.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Interior of the Knox College barracksStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox men walking on campusKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainSquirrelBeanie crawlMusic faculty and studentsRootabaga Jam Jazz festival at the Orpheum Theater in 2001. The annual event mixes internationally recognized jazz artists and regional talent, including Knox students, faculty, and alumni. Library circulation deskProfessor Bill Brady, English, taught at Knox from 1962 until 1994 when he retired.  He was beloved by generations of Knox students for his Shakespeare classes.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWomen's field hockeyWomen's  gym class wand workBlack WeekStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox basketball conference championsDance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryInternational students performing at the International Fair.Knox College women's archeryThree different Knox sealsBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementChemistry lab in Science Math CenterTwo men walking towards Alumni HallKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumClass of 1939 reunion pictureMale cheerleaders at HomecomingPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryBeta Theta Pi menOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardDance in Post Hall lobbyActors recreate a scene from one of Galesburg's most famous statues -- renowned Civil War nurse Mother Bickerdyke caring for a Union soldier --  for the Centennial celebration. Mother Bickerdyke's statue can still be seen on the Knox County Courthouse lawn, directly across from the Knox campus.TKE fraternity partyPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.George Davis Hall under construction.Arial view of campusGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomThe Carnival of ClubsKnox basketball teamOld Main in winterSeymour Hall north entranceMilton L. Comstock (left), in mathematics, Albert Hurd (right) in natural sciences, and George Churchill (standing), principal of the Knox Academy, the College's preparatory school, who joined the faculty in 1855, were dubbed "The Great Triumvirate." Woman dancing on fieldKnox College women’s golf  teamVeritas sealStudents coming from Beecher ChapelDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Military parade through Standish ParkStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansFlunk Day pie in the faceCadet BandKnox Regatta spectatorsClass Scrap/Pushbattle, a dangerous battle meant to alleviate hostility between freshmen and sophomore men. The score was 0-0, a stalemate, but a victory for all of campus.Tri-Delta womenKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox Regatta winning teamPresentation of the Lombard College bell to Knox College. Galesburg's second prairie college, Lombard had to close its doors due to financial issues and graduated its last class in 1930. Students who did not have enough credits to graduate were invited to transfer to Knox ,without loss of academic standing, to finish their education.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"May Day CelebrationPi Phi cookie shineWomen walking toward Old MainActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentA dorm room in the Quad -- Knox's main student housing area, which is a series of buildings that form a square on the south side of campus.Women’s debate teamKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.A typical student dorm roomKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Commencement processional through Standish ParkOld Main in a lightning storm
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