Students in front of Alumni Hall

Students in front of Alumni Hall

winter 1981

Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.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.  Parade down Main St. at SeminaryStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryMembers 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. International students performing at the International Fair.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. The Old Jail with original covered porchKnox College ObservatoryTri-Delta womenMilitary parade through Standish Park"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents working in the mail roomKnox College GymnasiumKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldLombard bell tower in the spring timeThe 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 plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outActors 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.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.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.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents coming from Beecher ChapelMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox Regatta winning teamFive Knox football team membersFootball cheerleadersStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.A typical student dorm roomStudents 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.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.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Black WeekLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Flunk Day paradeSiwash football graphicStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightA 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.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsChemistry lab in Science Math CenterPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWomen’s debate teamBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainBaseball teamA 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.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.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.International studentKnox College women's archeryKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.The Carnival of ClubsFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Knox women's volleyballKnox cheerleadersClass of 1939 reunion pictureWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballMusic faculty and studentsKnox men walking on campusDance in Post Hall lobbyMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Election Day protestKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Two men walking towards Alumni HallA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Coed Knox rifle teamWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingLibrary circulation desk"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."Students in front of Alumni HallEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.View of Seymour Library in the winterGizmo patio ice skating rinkSquirrelBeta Theta Pi menSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox College Women's basketballStudents playing on Flunk DayJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Post Hall lobbyKnox College women's rifle teamWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationCadet BandPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Whiting Hall bowling alleyPresentation 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.Veritas sealCrosses 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.Old Main in winterWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Women's field hockeyClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Biology lab, George Davis HallArial view of campusCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox basketball conference championsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.George Davis Hall under construction.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponOld Main in winterKnox RegattaBarracks south of the gymChemistry lab, George Davis HallBeanie crawlMilton 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 basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary 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.May Day CelebrationCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Seymour Library study tableKnox womenWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Men's soccer action shotProfessor 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.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Planting trees at Green OaksFlunk Day pie in the faceThe 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 join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Interior of the Knox College barracksKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryFreshman orientation testsBiology lab in George Davis HallKnox College women’s golf  teamMuddy student 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.TKE parade floatStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumTennis courtsWoman dancing on fieldDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Old Main in a lightning stormMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox battalion on Willard FieldClass 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.Academic procession through Standish ParkTKE fraternity partyPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Women of the Class of 1962Laboratory, George Davis HallPi Phi cookie shineGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Three different Knox sealsDance students practicing in Memorial GymMuddy students on Flunk DaySeymour Hall north entranceAlumni Hall TheaterOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox basketball teamHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Women's  gym class wand workThe 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.Post Hall dorm roomBeta Theta Pi menWomen walking toward Old MainKnox Regatta spectators
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