Beanie crawl

Beanie crawl

1946

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.Class of 1939 reunion pictureMay Day CelebrationKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Planting trees at Green OaksWomen's  gym class wand workStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryTri-Delta womenSeymour Hall north entrance"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowThe 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 rightSeymour Library study tableLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Commencement processional through Standish ParkPresentation 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.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Flunk Day pie in the faceKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Students working in the mail roomResidents 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 fieldLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.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.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.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. Knox College women's rifle teamPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainPi Phi cookie shineVeritas sealKnox College ObservatoryClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallMale cheerleaders at HomecomingBeta Theta Pi menMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventProfessor 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.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeStudents in front of Alumni HallThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Dance in Post Hall lobbyCrosses 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.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Football cheerleadersSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox cheerleadersKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.SquirrelWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox College women’s golf  teamStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxView of Seymour Library in the winterLombard bell tower in the spring timeJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballCoed Knox rifle teamROTC cadets with an automatic weaponThree different Knox sealsWhiting Hall bowling alleyKnox basketball teamCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.The Old Jail with original covered porchWomen’s debate teamLaboratory, George Davis HallGizmo patio ice skating rinkPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox basketball conference championsFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryBeanie crawlDance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Interior of the Knox College barracksKnox College mailboxesEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionElection Day protestA 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.Muddy students on Flunk DayTKE parade floatAcademic procession 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.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Library circulation deskWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93A typical student dorm roomThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Cadet BandFreshman orientation testsMilitary parade through Standish ParkKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionTennis courtsKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Vice 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College women's archeryHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox Regatta winning teamFlunk Day paradeStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women of the Class of 1962The 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.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox womenOld Main in a lightning stormCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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." Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansInternational studentClass 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 tie with pattern using the college sealFounder's Day tea in elegant dressLadies at a Green Oaks camp outNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameStudents 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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Beta Theta Pi menInternational students performing at the International Fair.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 women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox women's volleyballMen's soccer action shotSiwash football graphicWomen walking toward Old MainKnox College Women's basketballClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Old Main in winterStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Biology lab, George Davis HallGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Muddy student on Flunk DayKnox men walking on campusBaseball teamGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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 plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryThe 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.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.TKE fraternity partyWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Biology lab in George Davis HallJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudents 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.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.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox battalion on Willard FieldPost Hall lobbyThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseChemistry lab in Science Math CenterGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Knox RegattaKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainBarracks south of the gymWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Old Main in winterMembers 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. Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilFive Knox football team membersBlack WeekThe 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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWhite 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.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio."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."Students playing on Flunk DayKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Chemistry lab, George Davis HallPost Hall dorm roomStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsTwo men walking towards Alumni HallStudents coming from Beecher ChapelKnox Regatta spectatorsGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Arial view of campusElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesThe Carnival of ClubsMusic faculty and studentsWomen's field hockeyAlumni Hall TheaterKnox College Gymnasium
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