Women of the Class of 1962

Women of the Class of 1962

1962

Women's field hockeyOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionVice 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.Knox basketball conference championsThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College women's rifle teamStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Old Main in a lightning stormProfessor 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.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Students coming from Beecher ChapelThe 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.Veritas sealPlanting trees at Green OaksBeta Theta Pi menGizmo patio ice skating rinkPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumTri-Delta womenBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox womenWomen of the Class of 1962Seymour Hall north entranceFootball cheerleadersBarracks south of the gymOld Main in winterKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.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.Muddy student on Flunk DayStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Pi Phi cookie shineFounder's Day tea in elegant dressAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksWomen’s debate teamTennis courtsStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Knox Regatta winning teamStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox RegattaSeymour Library study tableFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMale cheerleaders at HomecomingWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Flunk Day pie in the faceActors 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.Men's soccer action shotKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionAcademic procession through Standish ParkKnox cheerleadersStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainChemistry lab, George Davis HallWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox basketball teamDance students practicing in Memorial GymClara 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.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingTKE fraternity partyMuddy students on Flunk DayStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeLibrary circulation deskKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiMilitary parade through Standish ParkPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsChemistry lab in Science Math CenterThe 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).Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsArial view of campusLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities."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."George Davis Hall under construction.Commencement processional through Standish ParkKnox battalion on Willard FieldParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Cadet BandSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Whiting Hall bowling alleyPost Hall dorm roomThree different Knox sealsDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Students playing on Flunk DayMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Election Day protestPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisBeta Theta Pi menProfessor 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.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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.International students performing at the International Fair.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Post Hall lobbyKnox College GymnasiumCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"White Sox game played at Willard Field.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventThe 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.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.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.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.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox men walking on campusStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWoman dancing on fieldTwo men walking towards Alumni HallJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateBeanie crawlPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Women in a suite, Class of 1980Students working in the mail roomMilton 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." Baseball teamA typical student dorm roomLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBlack WeekKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationSquirrelPresentation 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 women outside the Knox ObservatorySiwash football graphicAlumni Hall TheaterOld Main in winterMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.The 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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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. The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox College women’s golf  teamMembers 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. Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.The Old Jail with original covered porchThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementView of Seymour Library in the winterClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWomen's  gym class wand workLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Women walking toward Old MainKnox College ObservatoryFive Knox football team membersProfessor 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.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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Laboratory, George Davis HallInternational studentOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryFreshman orientation testsProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox College Women's basketballGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.May Day CelebrationFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Dance in Post Hall lobbyThe Carnival of ClubsElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumBiology lab in George Davis HallMusic faculty and studentsWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox women's volleyballInterior of the Knox College barracksKnox Regatta spectatorsMembers 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.  Knox College mailboxesStudents in front of Alumni HallStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College women's archeryKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Class of 1939 reunion pictureMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainCrosses 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.Coed Knox rifle teamFlunk Day paradeStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballTKE parade floatThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour library
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