Biology lab, George Davis Hall

Biology lab, George Davis Hall


Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWomen's field hockeyWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Dance in Post Hall lobbyWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.The Carnival of ClubsBiology lab, George Davis HallLibrary circulation deskStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.George Davis Hall under construction.Knox Regatta winning teamFounder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox womenThe 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.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsInternational studentStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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 women's rifle teamKnox basketball conference championsWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox basketball teamStudents in front of Alumni HallHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.Knox College Women's basketballClass of 1939 reunion pictureMusic faculty and studentsTKE parade floatMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Coed Knox rifle teamElection Day protestStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Black WeekProfessor 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, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox College mailboxesWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumA 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.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiThe 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).Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Muddy students on Flunk Day"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 join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Arial view of campusChemistry lab in Science Math CenterEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Military parade through Standish ParkStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryLadies at a Green Oaks camp outTKE fraternity partyKnox men walking on campusBarracks south of the gymOld Main in winterWhiting Hall bowling alleyElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryBeta Theta Pi menVeritas sealJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour librarySenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.Knox cheerleadersWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Old Main in winterCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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. Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Two men walking towards Alumni HallMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox College ObservatoryMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox battalion on Willard FieldSeymour Hall north entranceFreshman orientation testsWomen’s debate teamDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsInterior of the Knox College barracksROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionMale cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryLombard bell tower in the spring timeThree different Knox sealsThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Tennis courtsThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseFlunk 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.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Beanie crawlLaboratory, George Davis HallPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Women of the Class of 1962Knox College women’s golf  teamFlunk Day paradeStudents 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.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.Commencement processional through Standish ParkWomen's  gym class wand workMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox women's volleyballFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansThe 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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Football cheerleadersJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Students 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.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.SquirrelKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox RegattaStudents playing on Flunk DayCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventAcademic procession through Standish ParkKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudents working in the mail roomParade down Main St. at SeminaryStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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." A typical student dorm roomPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"International students performing at the International Fair.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeTri-Delta womenAlumni Hall TheaterWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox College women's archeryNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox College GymnasiumPost Hall lobbyKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.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.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Old Main in a lightning stormFive Knox football team membersMen's soccer action shotDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlPi Phi cookie shineClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomThe Old Jail with original covered porchProfessor 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.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainPlanting trees at Green OaksBaseball teamBiology lab in George Davis Hall"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowSeymour Library study tablePost Hall dorm roomWomen walking toward Old MainBeta Theta Pi menKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents coming from Beecher ChapelOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumWoman dancing on fieldMembers 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.  View of Seymour Library in the winterPresentation 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.May Day CelebrationJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingThe 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.Siwash football graphicCadet BandKnox Regatta spectatorsProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.
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