ROTC cadets with an automatic weapon

ROTC cadets with an automatic weapon

1940

Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsTri-Delta womenResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70The Old Jail with original covered porchVeritas sealThe 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 Pan-Hellenic CouncilBlack WeekKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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.Knox basketball conference championsKnox College GymnasiumWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWomen of the Class of 1962Siwash football graphicParade down Main St. at SeminaryStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."The Carnival of ClubsA 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.A typical student 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.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.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Music faculty and studentsMale cheerleaders at HomecomingThe 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).Academic procession through Standish ParkCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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.Knox battalion on Willard FieldKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox basketball teamLombard bell tower in the spring timeElection Day protestGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox cheerleadersROTC cadets with an automatic weaponMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox College women’s golf  teamGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Post Hall dorm roomFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Planting trees at Green OaksPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Pi Phi cookie shineProfessor 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 Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents working in the mail roomClass of 1939 reunion pictureBeanie crawlWomen’s debate teamTKE fraternity partyPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Interior of the Knox College barracksPresentation 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.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Biology lab, George Davis HallNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Women in a suite, Class of 1980WVKC staff on the steps 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." Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionCoed Knox rifle teamMembers 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. Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumFounder's Day tea in elegant dressTKE parade floatWomen's field hockeyStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally."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."Football cheerleadersGizmo patio ice skating rinkHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlOld Main in a lightning stormGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.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.Knox College Women's basketballDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Barracks south of the 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.Laboratory, George Davis HallThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxStudents coming from Beecher ChapelGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Two men walking towards Alumni HallWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainAlumni Hall TheaterKnox College women's archery"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowMen'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. Military parade through Standish ParkClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallPost Hall lobbyFlunk Day paradeCadet BandLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Members 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.  Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Muddy student on Flunk DayOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryLadies at a Green Oaks camp outDance in Post Hall lobbyDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Women walking toward Old MainKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryClara 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.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Baseball teamArial view of campusThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Biology lab in George Davis HallBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionOld Main in winterStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightMuddy students on Flunk DayThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionSeymour Hall north entranceA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Three different Knox sealsStudents 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.View of Seymour Library in the winterKnox College ObservatoryChemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Flunk Day pie in the faceTennis courtsThe 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.Knox women's volleyballKnox College women's rifle teamCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox Regatta spectatorsThe 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.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Professor 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.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardBeta Theta Pi menFive Knox football team membersLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Library circulation deskLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox RegattaKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.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.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents playing on Flunk DayOld Main in winterFreshman orientation testsWomen's  gym class wand workKnox men walking on campusKnox womenKnox College mailboxesSquirrelKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox Regatta winning teamStudents in front of Alumni HallWhiting Hall bowling alleyClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallInternational studentInternational students performing at the International Fair.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents 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 women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Beta Theta Pi menSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Woman dancing on fieldThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryCommencement processional through Standish ParkStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.May Day CelebrationSeymour Library study table
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