La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.

La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.

1988

Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox College ObservatoryStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."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).Music faculty and studentsClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox Regatta spectatorsWomen of the Class of 1962Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionA typical student dorm roomChemistry lab, George Davis HallMen's soccer action shotKnox College Women's basketballA 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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Dance in Post Hall lobbyStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Three different Knox sealsMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightFootball cheerleadersGizmo patio ice skating rinkProfessor 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.Beta Theta Pi men"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."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." Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansSquirrelPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsLombard bell tower in the spring timeElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesMembers 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.  Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Students in front of Alumni HallPost Hall lobbyWomen walking toward Old MainAlumni Hall TheaterView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox battalion on Willard FieldThe 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.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainInterior of the Knox College barracksOld Main in winterOld Main in winterWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Muddy student on Flunk DayTwo men walking towards Alumni HallWoman dancing on fieldWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealSiwash football graphicWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumPlanting trees at Green OaksKnox College women's rifle teamGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsCommencement processional through Standish ParkClara 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentThe 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 of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainPost Hall dorm roomStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Biology lab, George Davis HallProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.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.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox women's volleyballPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksDance students practicing in Memorial GymROTC cadets with an automatic weaponNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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.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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Cadet BandMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiLibrary circulation deskStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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 performing at a Gizmo open mic.Muddy students on Flunk DayChemistry lab in Science Math CenterWomen's field hockeyLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Knox Regatta winning teamStudents coming from Beecher ChapelMale cheerleaders at HomecomingStudents playing on Flunk DayKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Beta Theta Pi menJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationFounder's Day tea in elegant dressWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Knox cheerleadersVeritas sealKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Five Knox football team membersClass of 1939 reunion pictureSeymour Library study tableGeorge Davis Hall under construction.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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Flunk Day paradeFreshman orientation testsStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Barracks south of the gymLadies at a Green Oaks camp outVice 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.Knox College GymnasiumWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementCrosses 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.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Actors 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.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Parade down Main St. at SeminaryWhiting Hall bowling alleyFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students working in the mail roomJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox basketball conference championsOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumMay Day CelebrationWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumInternational students performing at the International Fair.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundCoed Knox rifle teamBaseball teamBiology lab in George Davis HallGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Pi Phi cookie shineEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionA 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.Knox College women's archeryStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeArial view of campus"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowProfessor 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.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox College mailboxesTKE fraternity partyTri-Delta womenKnox womenThe Carnival of ClubsMilitary parade through Standish ParkTennis courtsOld Main in a lightning stormClass 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.Seymour Hall north entranceThe Old Jail with original covered porchKnox men walking on campusStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Women’s debate teamKnox RegattaStudents 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.International studentHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Election Day protestWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushLaboratory, George Davis HallJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Flunk Day pie in the faceTKE parade floatResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Knox College women’s golf  teamActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Black WeekWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. 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. Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Beanie crawlWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox basketball teamEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWomen's  gym class wand work
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