Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985

Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985

1985

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.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThree different Knox sealsKnox Regatta winning teamDance in Post Hall lobbyStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.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.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.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Election Day protestClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBiology lab in George Davis HallTri-Delta womenKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Pi Phi cookie shineWomen walking toward Old MainFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.TKE fraternity partyStudents 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.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsMembers 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 Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Baseball teamPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationRootabaga 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. 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.A 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 women outside the Knox ObservatoryA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox womenAcademic procession through Standish ParkKnox College Women's basketballGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingMuddy students on Flunk DayThe Carnival of ClubsPost Hall lobbyWomen's  gym class wand workEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Beta Theta Pi menWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Flunk Day paradeOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryView of Seymour Library in the winterLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Seymour Hall north entranceFreshman orientation testsPost Hall dorm roomMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentStudents in front of Alumni HallStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Residents 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 archeryMilton 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 campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Music faculty and studentsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Class of 1939 reunion pictureFootball cheerleadersMale cheerleaders at HomecomingTennis courtsAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.International studentStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryThe Old Jail with original covered porchChemistry lab, George Davis HallThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Veritas sealThe 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).Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Men's soccer action shotWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryBeanie crawlBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkFive Knox football team membersKnox men walking on campusKnox battalion on Willard FieldCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldA typical student dorm roomVice 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."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowThe 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.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Commencement processional through Standish ParkPlanting trees at Green OaksPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox College women's rifle teamHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameMuddy student on Flunk DayWomen's field hockeyStudents working in the mail roomKnox basketball teamStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Lombard bell tower in the spring timeActors 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.Siwash football graphicWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundOld Main in winterGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox cheerleadersDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer 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."Alumni Hall TheaterCadet BandKnox College mailboxesParade down Main St. at SeminarySquirrelBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMay Day CelebrationProfessor 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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox Regatta spectatorsPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.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. Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Whiting Hall bowling alleyBarracks south of the gymStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox RegattaOld Main in a lightning stormWomen’s debate teamKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Two men walking towards Alumni HallClara 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.Library circulation deskOld Main in winterLadies at a Green Oaks camp outClass 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 Cadets lined up in front of Old MainROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Military parade through Standish ParkStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour librarySeymour Library study tableBeta Theta Pi menJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushTKE parade floatAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.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.George Davis Hall under construction.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxFlunk Day pie in the faceInternational students performing at the International Fair.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Woman dancing on fieldThe 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.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchCoed Knox rifle teamChemistry lab in Science Math CenterDance students practicing in Memorial GymThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseKnox College ObservatoryInterior of the Knox College barracksProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Women of the Class of 1962Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox women's volleyballStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox basketball conference championsWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox College GymnasiumBlack WeekThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students playing on Flunk DayStudents coming from Beecher ChapelA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox College women’s golf  teamStudents 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.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.
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