Biology lab, George Davis Hall

Biology lab, George Davis Hall

1927

Post Hall lobbyWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionBeta Theta Pi menStudents playing on Flunk DayStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Pi Phi cookie shineKnox College GymnasiumMilton 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." Gizmo patio ice skating rinkView of Seymour Library in the winterClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Alumni Hall TheaterGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.A typical student dorm roomKnox battalion on Willard FieldKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Presentation 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.Women of the Class of 1962Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox Regatta spectatorsResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisBiology lab in George Davis HallKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox basketball teamOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeInternational studentWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Interior of the Knox College barracksA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.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.Beta Theta Pi menOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College women's archerySeymour Hall north entranceMuddy student on Flunk DayWoman dancing on fieldDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventSiwash football graphicCrosses 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.Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox women's volleyballKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox cheerleadersKnox basketball conference championsBlack WeekFootball cheerleadersFounder's Day tea in elegant dressThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents working in the mail roomStudents 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.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Chemistry lab, George Davis HallLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Barracks south of the gymWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students in front of Alumni HallOld Main in a lightning stormStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryBaseball teamPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox Regatta winning teamOld Main in winterVeritas sealCoed Knox rifle teamWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlFlunk Day paradeSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.  Professor 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.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. Male cheerleaders at HomecomingWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox College Women's basketballPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Flunk Day pie in the faceMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsClass 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.Planting trees at Green OaksMen's soccer action shotMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.The Old Jail with original covered porchCommencement processional through Standish ParkMuddy students on Flunk DayTwo men walking towards Alumni HallParade 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."Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Class of 1939 reunion pictureThree different Knox sealsElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesWomen’s debate teamChemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox College women’s golf  teamKnox womenSquirrelThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryTri-Delta womenCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox College ObservatoryThe 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.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Vice 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.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainFive Knox football team membersDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionLibrary circulation deskGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballThe Carnival of ClubsDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Post Hall dorm roomAcademic procession through Standish ParkEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesMusic faculty and studentsStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.TKE fraternity partyKnox men walking on campusThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Tennis courtsWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students 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.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox College mailboxesDance in Post Hall lobbyPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponInternational students performing at the International Fair.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.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. Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Cadet BandMay Day CelebrationFreshman orientation testsDance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women walking toward Old MainFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Beanie crawlLombard bell tower in the spring timePainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushArial view of campusStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Knox College women's rifle teamElection Day protestOld Main in winterHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Students coming from Beecher ChapelStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox RegattaLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen's  gym class wand workKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementClara 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.Seymour Library study tableProfessor 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.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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.TKE parade floatLadies at a Green Oaks camp outFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Military parade through Standish ParkClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilThe 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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.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.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.A 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 field hockeyWhiting Hall bowling alleyProfessor 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.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old Main
Random | Chronological
Knox 175th Knox 175th
Close

Send Comments

Thank you for visiting our 175th anniversary site. Our plan is for this site to constantly evolve as new content is added throughout the anniversary year, and you can help! Please send us any feedback you may have -- updates, changes or ideas!

Name:
E-mail:
Comments: