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Library circulation desk

1960s

Planting trees at Green OaksThe 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.Old Main in a lightning stormStudents coming from Beecher ChapelKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Academic procession through Standish ParkVeritas sealKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.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.TKE fraternity partyKnox 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.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushInterior of the Knox College barracksInternational students performing at the International Fair.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWomen's  gym class wand workCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundActors 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.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox College women's rifle teamEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionCommencement processional through Standish ParkPresentation 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.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox College women’s golf  teamPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationInternational studentPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan""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."Beta Theta Pi menFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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.Five Knox football team membersWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Alumni Hall TheaterElection Day protestStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionArial view of campusSeymour Hall north entranceKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiSiwash football graphicLibrary circulation deskThe Carnival of ClubsThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Barracks south of the gymStudents 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.Post Hall lobbyBaseball teamCadet BandLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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.  Women of the Class of 1962The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementClass 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.Knox cheerleadersKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainView of Seymour Library in the winterGizmo patio ice skating rinkProfessor 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.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women's field hockeyNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameDance in Post Hall lobbyEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Old Main in winterWoman dancing on fieldBiology lab in George Davis HallStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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.Two men walking towards Alumni HallThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox battalion on Willard FieldJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumThe Old Jail with original covered porchKnox basketball conference championsMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudents working in the mail roomKnox women's volleyball"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisProfessor 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.Milton 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." Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsFlunk Day pie in the faceFounder's Day tea in elegant dressMay Day CelebrationKnox College women's archeryDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox College mailboxesWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingStudents in front of Alumni HallParade down Main St. at SeminaryWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealLombard bell tower in the spring timeWomen in a suite, Class of 1980George Davis Hall under construction.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Three different Knox sealsOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Women walking toward Old MainOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Music faculty and studentsThe 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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Knox Regatta winning teamPi Phi cookie shineStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Beta Theta Pi menJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Black WeekAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox men walking on campusThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Coed Knox rifle teamSeymour Library study tableDance students practicing in Memorial GymDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox basketball teamActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryFootball cheerleadersA typical student dorm roomElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.TKE parade floatKnox womenStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women’s debate teamRootabaga 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. Group in Seymour Union's Skylight 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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Tri-Delta womenThe 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).WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentTennis courtsA 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.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Biology lab, George Davis HallLaboratory, George Davis HallMale cheerleaders at HomecomingLadies at a Green Oaks camp outVice 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 student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionMilitary parade through Standish ParkKnox College ObservatoryFreshman orientation testsStudents playing on Flunk DayPost Hall dorm roomKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Whiting Hall bowling alleyClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldOld Main in winterStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox RegattaPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Class of 1939 reunion pictureBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox College Women's basketballStudents 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.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox College GymnasiumCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox Regatta spectatorsMen's soccer action shotStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainMuddy student on Flunk DayProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Beanie crawlMembers 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. Muddy students on Flunk DayA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.SquirrelA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.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.Flunk Day parade
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