The 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).

The 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).

1942

Tri-Delta womenStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.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.Knox basketball conference championsThe Old Jail with original covered porchA typical student dorm roomAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksCommencement processional through Standish ParkOld Main in winterPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Flunk Day pie in the faceWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.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.Rootabaga 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. Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Tennis courtsKnox womenStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Football cheerleadersThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Black WeekPost Hall lobbyResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThree different Knox sealsWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Post Hall dorm roomGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Seymour Library study tableMilitary parade through Standish ParkWhiting Hall bowling alleyPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.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.Knox RegattaWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumActors 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 women outside the Knox ObservatoryAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox College women’s golf  teamStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightThe 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.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.The 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).Gizmo patio ice skating rinkMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudents coming from Beecher ChapelKnox women's volleyballClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldLibrary circulation deskKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Freshman orientation testsOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudents working in the mail roomGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventMuddy student on Flunk DayView of Seymour Library in the winterLombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Laboratory, George Davis HallA 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.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.Flunk Day paradeWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudents in front of Alumni HallDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. "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."Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Coed Knox rifle teamKnox College GymnasiumInternational studentStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Dance in Post Hall lobbyAcademic procession through Standish ParkSquirrelWomen's field hockeyTwo men walking towards Alumni HallStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Biology lab, George Davis HallArial view of campusGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Women of the Class of 1962Students 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.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxChemistry lab, George Davis HallLa 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.Old Main in a lightning stormActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox College ObservatoryPresentation 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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox College women's rifle teamMuddy students on Flunk DayMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentCadet BandDance students practicing in Memorial GymBeta Theta Pi menBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox Regatta winning teamThe Carnival of ClubsBiology lab in George Davis HallProfessor 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 gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateClara 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.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainLadies at a Green Oaks camp outWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumMale cheerleaders at HomecomingEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Men's soccer action shotKnox basketball teamTKE fraternity partyKnox men walking on campusDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesInterior of the Knox College barracksWomen's  gym class wand workTKE parade floatStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox battalion on Willard FieldKnox cheerleadersStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women walking toward Old MainKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Class 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 College tie with pattern using the college sealPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Woman dancing on fieldOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardElection Day protestBeta Theta Pi menWomen’s debate teamKnox Regatta spectatorsKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox College Women's basketballThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Baseball teamSiwash football graphicBarracks south of the gymProfessor 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.International students performing at the International Fair.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiAlumni Hall TheaterProfessor 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.Planting trees at Green OaksPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationFive Knox football team membersChemistry lab in Science Math CenterOld Main in winterCrosses 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.Music faculty and studentsA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Students playing on Flunk DayMembers 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. Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Milton 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." The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseBeanie crawlWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingLadies 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.  WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainMay Day CelebrationStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPi Phi cookie shineMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Veritas sealKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox College mailboxesSeymour Hall north entrance"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsClass of 1939 reunion picturePresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox College women's archeryThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.
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