Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.

Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known -- building the set.

1972 - 1973

Military parade through Standish ParkWhiting Hall bowling alleyHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Post Hall dorm roomGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudents 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.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.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.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.A typical student dorm roomPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Barracks south of the gymDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Planting trees at Green OaksKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiProfessor 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.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Siwash football graphicKnox College GymnasiumKnox cheerleadersFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMuddy students on Flunk DayFounder's Day tea in elegant dressView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox battalion on Willard FieldKnox College women's rifle teamSeymour Hall north entranceBeta Theta Pi menKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Women's  gym class wand workBiology lab in George Davis HallPi Phi cookie shineAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionMembers 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. Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox women's volleyballAcademic procession through Standish ParkStudents coming from Beecher ChapelCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Baseball teamDance students practicing in Memorial GymA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox Regatta spectatorsStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Post Hall lobbyBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox College ObservatoryStudents 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.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryOld Main in winterAlumni Hall TheaterKnox men walking on campusThree different Knox sealsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainMilton 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." Women's field hockeyWomen’s debate teamLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Women of the Class of 1962Seymour Library study table"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 1985May Day CelebrationWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushThe 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.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Muddy student on Flunk DayInterior of the Knox College barracksKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Knox 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).Students in front of Alumni HallCrosses 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.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumInternational studentJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisOld Main in winterFootball cheerleadersPresident 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) HouseGizmo patio ice skating rinkPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The Carnival of ClubsLibrary circulation deskStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox College mailboxesWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.The Old Jail with original covered porchDance in Post Hall lobbyKnox College Women's basketballGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox Regatta winning teamWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowFreshman orientation testsTri-Delta womenKnox basketball conference championsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Beanie crawlCadet BandStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.International students performing at the International Fair.Flunk Day pie in the faceClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Laboratory, George Davis HallWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox College women's archeryKnox basketball teamPresentation 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 working in the mail roomMembers 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's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.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.Flunk Day paradeBeta Theta Pi menKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionMen's soccer action shotRootabaga 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. Commencement processional through Standish ParkOld Main in a lightning stormMale cheerleaders at HomecomingTKE fraternity partyThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Black WeekGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomChemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeROTC cadets with an automatic weaponWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Students playing on Flunk DayOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardActors 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.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealMusic faculty and studentsMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentA 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.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.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Five Knox football team membersChemistry lab, George Davis HallStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.TKE parade floatArial view of campusThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Knox RegattaTwo men walking towards Alumni HallVeritas sealWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Vice 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.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Tennis 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.George Davis Hall under construction.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox College women’s golf  teamClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Woman dancing on fieldEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionCoed Knox rifle teamWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Class of 1939 reunion pictureWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWomen walking toward Old MainFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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.SquirrelWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Election Day protestThe 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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesBiology lab, George Davis Hall
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