Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois

Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois

1965

Veritas sealKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeWomen of the Class of 1962Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox women's volleyballThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Beanie crawlMilitary parade through Standish ParkClass 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.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponMay Day CelebrationA typical student dorm roomSiwash football graphicStudents playing on Flunk DayMembers 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.  Two men walking towards Alumni HallBeta Theta Pi menWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Black WeekThree different Knox sealsMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentBeta Theta Pi menMembers 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's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumAlumni Hall TheaterGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsInternational students performing at the International Fair.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingTri-Delta womenAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Presentation 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 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 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.Men's soccer action shotKnox cheerleaders"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."Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Old Main in winterWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Actors 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.Cadet BandStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College Women's basketballProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox basketball conference championsPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox College women’s golf  teamThe Old Jail with original covered porchKnox battalion on Willard FieldThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Women's  gym class wand workJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealSeymour Library study tableParade down Main St. at SeminaryGeorge Davis Hall under construction.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.View of Seymour Library in the winterAcademic procession through Standish ParkStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox College mailboxesElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesFounder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox womenKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkStudents 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.Class of 1939 reunion pictureEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70The Carnival of ClubsThe 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.Music faculty and studentsKnox Regatta spectatorsStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Muddy student on Flunk DaySquirrelStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryInternational studentWoman dancing on fieldWhiting Hall bowling alleyOld Main in winterBarracks south of the gymClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox College women's rifle teamKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiProfessor 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.TKE parade floatLaboratory, George Davis HallPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial Gymnasium"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Interior of the Knox College barracksFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox College ObservatoryJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Muddy students on Flunk DayClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesStudents working in the mail roomLibrary circulation deskMilton 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." Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen's field hockeyBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventPost Hall dorm roomStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeFlunk Day paradeKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox College women's archeryKnox men walking on campusStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Cory 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.Football cheerleadersA 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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Biology lab in George Davis HallArial view of campusRootabaga 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. Tennis courtsWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallPost Hall lobbyFreshman orientation testsPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchThe 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).Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumFlunk Day pie in the faceBiology lab, George Davis HallStudents in front of Alumni HallStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox basketball teamWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardDance in Post Hall lobbyCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Old Main in a lightning stormBaseball teamFive Knox football team membersThe 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.Seymour Hall north entranceStudents 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.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Election Day protestMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Knox College GymnasiumWomen’s debate teamPi Phi cookie shineVice 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.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Coed Knox rifle teamMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox Regatta winning teamA 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.TKE fraternity partyA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Planting trees at Green OaksWomen walking toward Old MainStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainChemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox Regatta
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