Women golfers drinking pop on the course.

Women golfers drinking pop on the course.

1930s

Knox RegattaThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Military parade through Standish ParkCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox College Women's basketballStudents working in the mail roomDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainDance in Post Hall lobbyView of Seymour Library in the winterClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Beta Theta Pi menMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightInterior of the Knox College barracksJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballWomen golfers drinking pop on the course."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."Women in a suite, Class of 1980TKE parade floatKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiLadies at a Green Oaks camp outStudents 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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Men's soccer action shotROTC cadets with an automatic weaponDance students practicing in Memorial GymVice 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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox basketball conference championsArial view of campusThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.International studentMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallWoman dancing on fieldStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Laboratory, George Davis HallStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsA typical student dorm roomBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox women's volleyballTri-Delta womenCommencement processional through Standish ParkDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Flunk Day pie in the faceClara 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.Siwash football graphicLombard bell tower in the spring timeMay Day CelebrationThe Old Jail with original covered porchWomen's field hockeyKnox College women's archeryLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Women’s debate teamPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox College women’s golf  teamElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisBiology lab, George Davis HallEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.International students performing at the International Fair.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.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.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.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Barracks south of the gymMusic faculty and studentsMembers 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. 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." Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Post 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumSeymour Hall north entranceJanet 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).Cadet BandKnox cheerleadersWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents playing on Flunk DayWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Beta Theta Pi menKnox Regatta winning teamPost Hall lobbyVeritas sealClass of 1939 reunion pictureStudents in front of Alumni HallThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Actors 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.Whiting Hall bowling alleyStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushPlanting trees at Green OaksPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.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.Three different Knox sealsPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.TKE fraternity partyMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumFreshman orientation testsSeymour Library study tableFive Knox football team membersFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Women's  gym class wand workKnox basketball teamKnox battalion on Willard FieldPresentation 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.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryGizmo 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.Biology lab in George Davis HallThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlA 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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressTwo men walking towards Alumni HallProfessor 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 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Tennis courtsStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomThe Carnival of ClubsKnox Regatta spectatorsOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardWomen of the Class of 1962Crosses 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.Beanie crawlMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox College GymnasiumFlunk Day paradeWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox College mailboxesRootabaga 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. Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Coed Knox rifle teamThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Pi Phi cookie shineSquirrelClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.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.Women walking toward Old MainMembers 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.  Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainProfessor 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.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox College women's rifle teamWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryThe 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.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Football cheerleadersChemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Black WeekLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Academic procession through Standish ParkOld Main in winterStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealMale cheerleaders at HomecomingElection Day protestMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryChemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox womenEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBaseball teamKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox College ObservatoryKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Old Main in a lightning stormKnox men walking on campusLibrary circulation deskAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents coming from Beecher ChapelStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxOld Main in winterAlumni Hall TheaterBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student Union
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