The Carnival of Clubs

The Carnival of Clubs


Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisSeymour Library study tableKnox womenKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Muddy students on Flunk DayKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiClass 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.Professor 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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingThe 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 mailboxesThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women of the Class of 1962Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox Regatta winning teamThe 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.Knox College Women's basketballPost Hall lobbyStudents playing on Flunk DayMembers 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.  ROTC cadets with an automatic weapon"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilMaze 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.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Planting trees at Green OaksStudents 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.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox College ObservatoryWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Students coming from Beecher ChapelStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Whiting Hall bowling alleyStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Siwash football graphicStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Beta Theta Pi menDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox College women's archeryResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Laboratory, George Davis HallPi Phi cookie shineFreshman orientation testsWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushBlack WeekThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox basketball conference championsKnox Regatta spectatorsFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox RegattaCadet BandNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameTKE fraternity partyFounder's Day tea in elegant dressCommencement processional through Standish ParkPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumSeymour Hall north entranceCoed Knox rifle teamKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Military parade through Standish ParkActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Biology lab, George Davis HallKnox men walking on campusWoman dancing on fieldKnox cheerleadersInterior of the Knox College barracksSquirrel"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."Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Flunk Day paradeWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.A typical student dorm roomStudents working in the mail roomPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeBeanie crawlWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumThe Carnival of ClubsOld Main in a lightning stormWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainParade down Main St. at SeminaryProfessor 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.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionElection Day protestStudents 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.The Old Jail with original covered porchWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Gizmo patio ice skating rinkLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Knox College GymnasiumStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Women walking toward Old MainArial view of campusPost Hall dorm roomThe 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.Five Knox football team membersMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumRootabaga 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.Library circulation deskKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundVice 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 teamClara 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.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox College women’s golf  teamWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Women’s debate teamGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Music faculty and studentsFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallCrosses 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.Professor 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 in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightMuddy student on Flunk DayWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxWomen's  gym class wand workPresentation 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.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox battalion on Willard FieldBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Old Main in winterLombard bell tower in the spring timeCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsAcademic procession through Standish ParkActors 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.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Beta Theta Pi menCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsTri-Delta womenKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox College women's rifle teamMen's soccer action shotBiology lab in George Davis HallJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThe 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).Tennis courtsClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchTwo men walking towards Alumni HallInternational studentClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Class of 1939 reunion pictureGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThree different Knox sealsFootball cheerleadersVeritas sealCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.International students performing at the International Fair.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallMilton 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." The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.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.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. Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women's field hockeyView of Seymour Library in the winterBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Alumni Hall TheaterKnox women's volleyballTKE parade floatThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Flunk Day pie in the faceBarracks south of the gymKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.May Day CelebrationA 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Dance in Post Hall lobbyBaseball teamOld Main in winterGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.
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