Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.

Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.

1945

Election Day protestStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Coed Knox rifle teamDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainChemistry lab in Science Math CenterEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWoman 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.  Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Old Main in winterSiwash football graphic"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."Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesFootball cheerleadersClass 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.The 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.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.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents 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 womenThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseLombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox College women's archeryThe Carnival of ClubsKnox College mailboxesMen's soccer action shotFive Knox football team membersBeanie crawlFounder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox women's volleyballInternational students performing at the International Fair.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Seymour Hall north entranceLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.TKE parade floatStudents in front of Alumni HallJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballPi Phi cookie shineA 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.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Post Hall dorm roomCrosses 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.Old Main in winterBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Post Hall lobbyDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox College women’s golf  teamStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Seymour Library study tableMilton 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." Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students playing on Flunk DayMembers 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. Tennis courtsDance in Post Hall lobbyThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.A typical student dorm roomPlanting trees at Green OaksWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Military parade through Standish ParkNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox College women's rifle teamPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox Regatta spectatorsLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Beta Theta Pi menMale cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealFreshman orientation testsClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox 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.Women walking toward Old MainStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox RegattaKnox College Women's basketballThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementFlunk Day pie in the faceStudents 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 College ObservatoryCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushDance students practicing in Memorial GymPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Knox basketball conference championsInterior of the Knox College barracksPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen's field hockeyCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventThe 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).Women’s debate teamView of Seymour Library in the winterMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox battalion on Willard FieldMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Students working in the mail roomBarracks south of the gymGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsTKE fraternity partyWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.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.Knox basketball teamInternational studentTwo men walking towards Alumni HallStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women's  gym class wand workMusic faculty and studentsProfessor 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 on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Three different Knox sealsThe 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.Knox men walking on campusOld Main in a lightning stormKnox College GymnasiumStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBlack WeekKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.The Old Jail with original covered porchClass of 1939 reunion pictureFlunk Day paradeOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardSquirrelFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Beta Theta Pi menA 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.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Baseball teamMay Day CelebrationGizmo patio ice skating rinkClara 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.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryPresentation 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.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.Women of the Class of 1962Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Rootabaga 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. Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesProfessor 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.Library circulation deskWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial Gymnasium"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowCadet BandWhiting Hall bowling alleyStudents coming from Beecher ChapelArial view of campusWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.George Davis Hall under construction.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.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumBiology lab, George Davis HallMuddy student on Flunk DayDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxBiology lab in George Davis HallVeritas sealAcademic procession through Standish ParkThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Knox cheerleadersStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox Regatta winning teamResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Tri-Delta womenActors 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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponCommencement processional through Standish ParkAlumni Hall Theater
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