WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.

WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.

1918

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.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Alumni Hall TheaterKnox College GymnasiumStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateMembers 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.  Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Lombard bell tower in the spring timePresentation 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.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 Regatta winning teamClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchA 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.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Muddy student on Flunk DayRootabaga 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. Knox College women’s golf  teamKnox College women's rifle teamA typical student dorm roomStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox men walking on campusThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Students playing on Flunk DayWoman dancing on fieldROTC cadets with an automatic weaponLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox College Women's basketballOld Main in a lightning stormStudents 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 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 in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightSquirrelChemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox College mailboxesLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.Arial view of campusFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansDance in Post Hall lobbyPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Women walking toward Old MainWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Commencement processional through Standish ParkKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiAcademic procession through Standish ParkTwo men walking towards Alumni HallWomen's field hockeyBiology lab, George Davis HallVeritas sealWomen's  gym class wand workKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Men's soccer action shotMembers 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. Tri-Delta womenThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Beta Theta Pi menBlack WeekGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkPost Hall dorm roomView of Seymour Library in the winterPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Football cheerleadersKnox College women's archeryGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumVice 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.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox womenThe 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.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Women’s debate teamMay Day CelebrationFounder's Day tea in elegant dressWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen of the Pan-Hellenic Council"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."Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Laboratory, George Davis HallMilton 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." Three different Knox sealsClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox women's volleyballStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushTennis courtsStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Cadet BandAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundThe Carnival of ClubsPi Phi cookie shineKnox Regatta spectatorsClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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 Old Jail with original covered porchWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Coed Knox rifle teamFlunk Day paradeKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionMusic faculty and studentsPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionSeymour Hall north entranceInternational students performing at the International Fair.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Seymour Library study tableThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisChemistry lab in Science Math CenterWomen of the Class of 1962Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox basketball teamMuddy students on Flunk DayWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudents in front of Alumni HallTKE parade floatStudents 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.Library circulation deskOld Main in winterWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesBeanie crawlParade down Main St. at SeminaryDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.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.Class of 1939 reunion pictureBarracks south of the gymOld Main in winterFreshman orientation testsBeta Theta Pi menA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Interior of the Knox College barracksWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox battalion on Willard FieldKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainWhiting Hall bowling alleyJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBaseball teamThe 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.Siwash football graphicBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"International studentPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Five Knox football team membersStudents working in the mail roomKnox RegattaStudents coming from Beecher ChapelA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.TKE fraternity partyClass 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 ObservatoryDance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryPlanting trees at Green OaksActors 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HousePost Hall lobby"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingFlunk Day pie in the faceStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox basketball conference championsMilitary parade through Standish ParkProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardElection Day protestKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.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 join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox cheerleadersBiology lab in George Davis HallA 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.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.
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