The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.

The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.


Students playing on Flunk DayMuddy student on Flunk DayWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumInternational studentPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox College women’s golf  teamA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilChemistry lab, George Davis HallDance students practicing in Memorial GymClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Election Day protestDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Music faculty and studentsGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Old Main in a lightning stormVeritas sealKnox basketball teamVice 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.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Whiting Hall bowling alleyKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.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.Biology lab, George Davis HallInternational students performing at the International Fair.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsPost Hall lobbyThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.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.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementThe 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.Tennis courtsWomen walking toward Old MainTKE fraternity partyThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseKnox womenKnox 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." Women’s debate teamFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionPlanting trees at Green OaksCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Two men walking towards Alumni Hall"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."Women's  gym class wand workKnox College women's archeryCoed Knox rifle teamOld Main in winterWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Laboratory, George Davis HallWomen's field hockeyWoman dancing on fieldClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox cheerleadersStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.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.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumMale cheerleaders at HomecomingFootball cheerleadersStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Parade down Main St. at SeminaryClass 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 teamFreshman orientation testsProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryLibrary circulation deskStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.View of Seymour Library in the winterA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionThree different Knox sealsCadet BandStudents working in the mail roomNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameMen's soccer action shotJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThe Carnival of ClubsDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThe 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).Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox College Women's basketballWomen of the Class of 1962Knox College women's rifle teamOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Seymour Library study tableFlunk Day paradeWomen in a suite, Class of 1980President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.May Day CelebrationBeanie crawlKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionCrosses 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.The Old Jail with original covered porchA typical student dorm roomWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisGizmo patio ice skating rinkJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballLadies at a Green Oaks camp outMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumROTC cadets with an automatic weaponWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumTri-Delta womenLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionBlack WeekSiwash football graphicKnox men walking on campusKnox women's volleyballLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox College ObservatoryA 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 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.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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox basketball conference championsBeta Theta Pi menKnox battalion on Willard FieldPi Phi cookie shineStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.SquirrelKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.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.Post Hall dorm roomMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.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. Flunk Day pie in the faceStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox College mailboxesFive Knox football team membersAcademic procession through Standish ParkThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiArial view of campusDance in Post Hall lobbyBeta Theta Pi menMembers 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 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.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Muddy students on Flunk DayMembers 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.  Seymour Hall north entranceClass of 1939 reunion pictureTKE parade floatThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Alumni Hall TheaterWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryOld Main in winterInterior of the Knox College barracksBarracks south of the gymA 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.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine Arts"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students coming from Beecher ChapelKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.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 GymnasiumMilitary parade through Standish ParkKnox Regatta spectatorsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansCommencement processional through Standish ParkBiology lab in George Davis HallMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox RegattaKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.
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