The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour library

The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of Seymour library

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).Veritas sealGeorge Davis Hall under construction.TKE parade floatPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Coed Knox rifle teamA 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.Old Main in a lightning stormClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Laboratory, George Davis HallWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students playing on Flunk DayThe Carnival of ClubsThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox cheerleadersMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainElection Day protestBeta Theta Pi menDance in Post Hall lobbyFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Women's field hockeyFootball cheerleadersJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateView of Seymour Library in the winterPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationBiology lab, George Davis HallGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox College women's archeryWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox College mailboxesEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Alumni Hall TheaterWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Seymour Hall north entranceTwo men walking towards Alumni HallProfessor 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.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Pi Phi cookie shineLibrary circulation deskBarracks south of the gymStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox Regatta spectatorsKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox women's volleyballLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Students coming from Beecher ChapelArial view of campusSeymour Library study tableGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomProfessor 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."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardMilton 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." Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballA typical student dorm roomKnox College ObservatoryKnox battalion on Willard FieldSquirrelStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.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.Old Main in winterKnox womenWhiting Hall bowling alleyLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.International studentPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Biology lab in George Davis HallPlanting trees at Green OaksWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox basketball teamThe Old Jail with original covered porchFounder's Day tea in elegant dressWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainActors 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.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilStudents 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.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumBeta Theta Pi menStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox RegattaWomen's  gym class wand workThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementBlack WeekFive Knox football team membersROTC cadets with an automatic weaponWomen walking toward Old MainClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseTennis courtsFreshman orientation testsWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox College women’s golf  teamEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkWoman dancing on fieldKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox College women's rifle teamBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.The 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.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Academic procession through Standish ParkStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksA 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.Interior of the Knox College barracksCrosses 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.Baseball 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentMen's soccer action shotFlunk Day pie in the faceThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.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.Knox College Women's basketballStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainThe 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.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Music faculty and studentsA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionPost Hall dorm roomMuddy student on Flunk DaySiwash football graphicKnox basketball conference championsOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryPost Hall lobbyWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionFlunk Day paradeStudents in front of Alumni HallTKE fraternity partyWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionWomen of the Class of 1962Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL."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."Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox College GymnasiumProfessor 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.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Beanie crawlKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Members 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. Male cheerleaders at HomecomingCadet BandStudents working in the mail roomStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiChemistry lab, George Davis HallThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryRootabaga 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. International students performing at the International Fair.May Day CelebrationThe 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women’s debate teamPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students 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.Class of 1939 reunion pictureCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundVice 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.Three different Knox sealsWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox men walking on campusFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Muddy students on Flunk DayCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox Regatta winning teamMembers 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.  Military parade through Standish ParkTri-Delta womenMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Parade down Main St. at SeminaryDance students practicing in Memorial GymPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Old Main in winter
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