Post Hall dorm room

Post Hall dorm room

1964

Men's soccer action shotOld Main in winterPresentation 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.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansLadies at a Green Oaks camp outStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallElection Day protestBiology lab, George Davis HallSquirrelPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsMuddy student on Flunk DayWomen’s debate teamElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox basketball teamClass 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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Whiting Hall bowling alleyThree different Knox sealsKnox women's volleyballJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Women of the Class of 1962President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox basketball conference championsStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballProfessor 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.TKE fraternity partyKnox RegattaFlunk Day paradeStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryBlack WeekCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionChemistry lab in Science Math CenterVice 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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Women's  gym class wand workPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationMilitary parade through Standish ParkMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryA typical student dorm roomLaboratory, George Davis HallSiwash football graphicMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumPi Phi cookie shineBiology lab in George Davis HallROTC cadets with an automatic weapon"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."Founder's Day tea in elegant dressThe 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.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students in front of Alumni HallWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Seymour Hall north entranceThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementA 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.May Day CelebrationGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox College ObservatoryBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox womenGizmo patio ice skating rinkPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumFlunk Day pie in the face"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowDance in Post Hall lobbyFootball cheerleadersView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox Regatta spectatorsA 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.Students playing on Flunk DayDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Woman dancing on fieldStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Knox men walking on campusThe Old Jail with original covered porchGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Five Knox football team membersOld Main in a lightning stormKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.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. Beta Theta Pi menThe 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.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Post Hall lobbyStudents coming from Beecher ChapelClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBarracks south of the gymLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Tri-Delta womenKnox College Women's basketballTwo men walking towards Alumni HallBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.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.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionParade down Main St. at SeminaryEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Women walking toward Old MainBeanie crawlMale cheerleaders at HomecomingCommencement processional through Standish ParkStudents 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.Knox College women's archeryTennis courtsStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.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.  Alumni Hall TheaterKnox College women's rifle teamMusic faculty and studentsStudents working in the mail roomThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseKnox College mailboxesClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."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.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.Cadet BandFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox battalion on Willard FieldWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealInterior of the Knox College barracksClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameLibrary circulation deskCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Women's field hockeyInternational students performing at the International Fair.Beta Theta Pi menThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Coed Knox rifle teamLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisThe 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).Lombard bell tower in the spring timeClara 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.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.Academic procession through Standish ParkHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox College GymnasiumJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox Regatta winning teamThe Carnival of ClubsWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Class of 1939 reunion pictureStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Post Hall dorm roomFreshman orientation testsThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.TKE parade floatVeritas sealLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Planting trees at Green OaksWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilArial view of campusKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundOld Main in winterStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Seymour Library study tableMilton 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 in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightMembers 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. Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox cheerleadersKnox College women’s golf  teamFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallMuddy students on Flunk DayBaseball teamKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.International studentThe 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.
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