Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois

Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois

1965

TKE fraternity partyROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox womenStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Presentation 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.Knox men walking on campusGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballWomen of the Class of 1962Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Post Hall dorm roomTri-Delta womenKnox College women's archeryElection Day protestStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox Regatta spectatorsThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiLadies at a Green Oaks camp outStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Black WeekDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.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.International students performing at the International Fair.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Three different Knox sealsOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox College women’s golf  teamKnox Regatta winning teamCrosses 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.Women's field hockeyStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallDance in Post Hall lobbyOld Main in winterParade down Main St. at Seminary"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."Class of 1939 reunion pictureGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Class 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.Post Hall lobbyThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Rootabaga 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. Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxMale cheerleaders at HomecomingPi Phi cookie shineKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundA typical student dorm roomEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Five Knox football team membersFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Military parade through Standish ParkCommencement processional through Standish ParkWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesThe Old Jail with original covered porchStudents playing on Flunk DayThe 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.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Biology lab in George Davis HallPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Woman dancing on fieldNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.SquirrelClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Beanie crawlStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Music faculty and students"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowBiology lab, George Davis HallSeymour Library study tableA 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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardWomen's  gym class wand workGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsBarracks south of the gymInternational studentTKE parade floatBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.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. Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox women's volleyballFreshman orientation testsGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingTwo men walking towards Alumni HallPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumFounder's Day tea in elegant dressFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansFootball cheerleadersStudents coming from Beecher ChapelVeritas sealKnox College GymnasiumStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Laboratory, George Davis HallBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox battalion on Willard FieldDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students in front of Alumni HallThe 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.Coed Knox rifle teamMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Library circulation deskDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Women in a suite, Class of 1980Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumView of Seymour Library in the winterJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.May Day CelebrationHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushMuddy student on Flunk DayMilton 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." Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWomen walking toward Old MainStudents working in the mail roomWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox basketball teamWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumInterior of the Knox College barracksPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.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.Students 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Students 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.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.The 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).The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox RegattaStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomProfessor 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.Beta Theta Pi menThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryMen's soccer action shotStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Seymour Hall north entranceWhiting Hall bowling alleyTennis courtsAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentLombard bell tower in the spring timeAlumni Hall TheaterOld Main in winterBeta Theta Pi menPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox College ObservatoryStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainOld Main in a lightning stormA 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.Members 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.  Chemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Academic procession through Standish ParkSiwash football graphicProfessor 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.Flunk Day pie in the faceKnox cheerleadersPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The Carnival of ClubsKnox College women's rifle teamPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsChemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox basketball conference championsKnox College mailboxesDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Professor 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.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Arial view of campusThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumVice 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.Actors 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.Cadet BandThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementKnox College Women's basketballBaseball teamClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Muddy students on Flunk DayWomen’s debate teamCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Planting trees at Green OaksMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesFlunk Day parade
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