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Squirrel

1977

Commencement processional through Standish ParkInternational students performing at the International Fair.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Old Main in winterKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HousePublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Planting trees at Green OaksStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallMen's soccer action shotWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Election Day protestMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"International studentMusic faculty and studentsThe Old Jail with original covered porchRootabaga 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. Five Knox football team membersFlunk Day pie in the facePost Hall dorm roomAlumni Hall TheaterProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.The Carnival of ClubsStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryLombard bell tower in the spring timeWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox College Women's basketballMale cheerleaders at 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.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox cheerleadersKnox women's volleyballGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsCrosses 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 College women's rifle teamBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsA 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.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiVice 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.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall."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."Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Beta Theta Pi menDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.A typical student dorm roomStudents playing on Flunk DayKnox Regatta winning teamCadet BandClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterSeymour Hall north entranceROTC cadets with an automatic weaponOld Main in winterMembers 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.  Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionBiology lab in George Davis HallFlunk Day paradeActors 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.Laboratory, George Davis HallThe 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.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Two men walking towards Alumni HallA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox basketball teamWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryMilton 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." Seymour Library study tableWomen's  gym class wand workMembers 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. Old Main in a lightning stormLibrary circulation deskElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesThe 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).Knox College women's archeryJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox College ObservatoryCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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.Dance in Post Hall lobbyNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox College women’s golf  teamDance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Beta Theta Pi menPi Phi cookie shineWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisMilitary parade through Standish ParkFreshman orientation testsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Coed Knox rifle teamKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlView of Seymour Library in the winterStudents working in the mail roomJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallBlack WeekCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Presentation 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 performing at a Gizmo open mic.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Barracks south of the gymAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox RegattaLadies at a Green Oaks camp outProfessor 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.Post Hall lobbyAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents in front of Alumni HallBaseball teamPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowKnox basketball conference championsThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.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.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxBeanie crawlWomen's field hockeyStudents coming from Beecher ChapelTKE parade floatPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Football cheerleadersStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox College GymnasiumStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryAcademic procession through Standish ParkKnox battalion on Willard FieldWoman dancing on fieldFounder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Knox men walking on campusTri-Delta womenClass of 1939 reunion pictureVeritas sealGizmo patio ice skating rinkTennis courtsWomen of the Class of 1962Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox womenKnox Regatta spectatorsWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumSquirrelClara 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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.May Day CelebrationTKE fraternity partyWhiting Hall bowling alleyMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumThree different Knox sealsGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Muddy student on Flunk DayWomen’s debate teamStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox College mailboxesKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Muddy students on Flunk DayProfessor 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.Arial view of campusStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Women walking toward Old MainInterior of the Knox College barracksCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventSiwash football graphicStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Biology lab, George Davis Hall
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