Alumni Hall Theater

Alumni Hall Theater

1897

Black WeekKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Seymour Hall north entranceWomen's field hockeyLibrary circulation deskWomen’s debate teamMusic faculty and studentsStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeThe Carnival of ClubsBarracks south of the gymStudents in front of Alumni HallPi Phi cookie shineKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealA typical student dorm roomKnox RegattaNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumThree different Knox sealsThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox men walking on campusAlumni Hall TheaterKnox Regatta spectatorsBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox College ObservatoryBaseball teamSquirrelDance in Post Hall lobbyKnox basketball conference championsStudents 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 CelebrationMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionArial view of campusWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Beanie crawlThe 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).Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryInternational students performing at the International Fair.Tri-Delta womenPost Hall dorm roomMale cheerleaders at HomecomingClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox College mailboxesBeta Theta Pi menWomen of the Class of 1962Professor 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.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Veritas sealActors 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.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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Five Knox football team membersElection Day protestPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsVice 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.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Students playing on Flunk DayPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsSeymour 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. Biology lab in George Davis 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."Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldTennis courtsKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumClass of 1939 reunion pictureKnox battalion on Willard FieldThe 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.Military parade through Standish ParkPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox women's volleyballThe Old Jail with original covered porchDance students practicing in Memorial GymThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Coed Knox rifle teamEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Knox College women’s golf  teamFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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.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.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Muddy student on Flunk DayStudents working in the mail roomWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainView of Seymour Library in the winterCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWoman dancing on fieldLadies at a Green Oaks camp outStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallOld Main in a lightning stormWhiting Hall bowling alleyPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Post Hall lobbyStudents coming from Beecher ChapelKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundOld Main in winterMilton 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." Flunk Day paradeThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilClara 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.Siwash football graphicTKE parade floatPresentation 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.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryFlunk Day pie in the faceKnox Regatta winning teamWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryFreshman orientation testsKnox College women's archeryCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox College Women's basketballClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWomen in a suite, Class of 1980A 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 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.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.  Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsCadet BandAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksClass 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.Beta Theta Pi menStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox basketball teamStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Laboratory, George Davis HallStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumThe 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.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight 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.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightROTC cadets with an automatic weaponGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Commencement processional through Standish ParkClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Men's soccer action shotStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushBiology lab, George Davis HallTKE fraternity partyMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox College women's rifle teamPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationInternational studentGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Members 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. Women walking toward Old MainPlanting trees at Green OaksJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox College GymnasiumWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox womenAcademic procession through Standish ParkFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox cheerleadersParade down Main St. at SeminaryWomen's  gym class wand workProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowOld Main in winterBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumTwo men walking towards Alumni HallJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Interior of the Knox College barracksResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Crosses 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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Football cheerleadersCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"
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