Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.

Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.

1909

Beta Theta Pi menDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Women's  gym class wand workWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox men walking on campusKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPresentation 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.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkCrosses 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 womenPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryAlumni Hall TheaterA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Football cheerleadersWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Women of the Class of 1962The 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.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.Beta Theta Pi menCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Music faculty and studentsMen's soccer action shotAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentTri-Delta womenCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Flunk Day paradeThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementAcademic procession through Standish ParkFounder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents 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.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameInterior of the Knox College barracksClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.International studentSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Tennis courtsClass 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.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox College mailboxesPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationPost Hall lobbyStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainMembers 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. The Carnival of ClubsActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.May Day CelebrationBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsDance in Post Hall lobbyInternational students performing at the International Fair.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.The 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.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Biology lab, George Davis HallThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsMale cheerleaders at HomecomingWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Freshman orientation tests"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."Whiting Hall bowling alleyKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.White Sox game played at Willard Field.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.TKE parade floatAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksMuddy students on Flunk DayBarracks south of the gymWomen's field hockeyStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox basketball teamThe Old Jail with original covered porchKnox Regatta spectatorsMilton 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." Baseball teamStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.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.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students in front of Alumni HallDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox College women's archeryPlanting trees at Green OaksClass of 1939 reunion pictureLombard bell tower in the spring timeActors 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 gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryElection Day protestWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Pi Phi cookie shineBlack WeekDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Flunk Day pie in the faceOld Main in a lightning stormStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Beanie crawlDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox College ObservatoryOld Main in winterKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseSeymour Hall north entranceGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomTKE fraternity partySeymour Library study tableRootabaga 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. Arial view of campusA typical student dorm roomA 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 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox College women’s golf  teamKnox basketball conference championsPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeCadet BandMuddy student on Flunk DayProfessor 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.Military parade through Standish ParkWomen walking toward Old MainEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballThree different Knox sealsKnox College GymnasiumGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Students playing on Flunk DaySquirrelProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox cheerleadersStudents working in the mail roomKnox women's volleyballElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryDance students practicing in Memorial Gym"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowThe 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.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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox Regatta winning teamClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox 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.Post Hall dorm roomLibrary circulation deskPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Women’s debate teamStudents coming from Beecher ChapelClara 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.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightTwo men walking towards Alumni HallKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox College Women's basketballBiology lab in George Davis HallParade down Main St. at SeminaryLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.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.Knox College women's rifle teamKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Old Main in winterWoman dancing on fieldGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsChemistry lab, George Davis HallStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainROTC cadets with an automatic weaponJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox battalion on Willard 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.  Knox RegattaProfessor 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.Five Knox football team membersKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Commencement processional through Standish ParkWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushVeritas sealPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Siwash football graphicCoed Knox rifle teamView of Seymour Library in the winterThe 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).
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