Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rush

Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rush

pre 1920s

Cadet BandDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox College ObservatoryClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Planting trees at Green OaksProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Students coming from Beecher ChapelWomen walking toward Old MainKnox basketball teamPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationTri-Delta womenKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox College women’s golf  teamBeanie crawl"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."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).Freshman orientation testsOld Main in winterKnox RegattaGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox women's volleyballWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Arial view of campusProfessor 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.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingA 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.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentOld Main in winterThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Biology lab, George Davis HallPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainMilton 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." Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisThree different Knox sealsBarracks south of the gymParade down Main St. at SeminaryGreek women participating in the Greek Week events."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumFlunk Day pie in the faceKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesDance students practicing in Memorial GymPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.George Davis Hall under construction.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressSeymour Hall north entranceStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Post Hall lobbyWomen's field hockeyKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox men walking on campusKnox College Women's basketballStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Old Main in a lightning stormCoed Knox rifle teamThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox basketball conference championsInterior of the Knox College barracksWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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.  Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryChemistry lab, George Davis HallA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballWomen's  gym class wand workLibrary circulation deskWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Academic procession through Standish ParkFootball cheerleadersDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Class 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.Baseball teamStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Laboratory, George Davis HallWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumWhiting Hall bowling alleyFlunk Day paradeA 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.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Muddy students on Flunk DayA typical student dorm roomClass of 1939 reunion pictureKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealMay Day CelebrationKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox Regatta winning teamPresentation 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.Election Day protestWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementInternational students performing at the International Fair.View of Seymour Library in the winterLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Veritas sealWomen’s debate teamStudents 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.Siwash football graphicVice 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.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. White Sox game played at Willard Field.Military parade through Standish ParkKnox womenAlumni Hall TheaterTwo men walking towards Alumni HallMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.SquirrelBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox College women's archeryKnox College women's rifle teamWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents in front of Alumni HallStudents working in the mail roomProfessor 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.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox Regatta spectatorsStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.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.Pi Phi cookie shineKnox 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.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outMusic faculty and studentsThe Carnival of ClubsWomen of the Class of 1962Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsMen's soccer action shotJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateTKE fraternity partyBeta Theta Pi menFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents 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.Tennis courtsProfessor 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.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Beta Theta Pi menResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Woman dancing on fieldCrosses 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.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.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.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.International studentTKE parade floatThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Five Knox football team membersCommencement processional through Standish ParkOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventPost Hall dorm roomKnox College mailboxesBiology lab in George Davis HallKnox College GymnasiumBlack WeekDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Seymour Library study tableDance in Post Hall lobbyStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.The Old Jail with original covered porchKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMembers 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. Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox cheerleadersWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Lombard bell tower in the spring timeAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game.
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