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Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Academic procession through Standish ParkMusic faculty and studentsFootball cheerleadersBiology lab in George Davis HallKnox Regatta spectatorsJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Tennis courtsClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents in front of Alumni HallMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryClass 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.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThree different Knox sealsThe 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.Knox Regatta winning teamKnox College ObservatoryKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Flunk Day pie in the faceStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Woman dancing on fieldOld Main in a lightning stormStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox College women's rifle teamKnox battalion on Willard FieldKnox men walking on campusCoed Knox rifle teamElection Day protestWomen in a suite, Class of 1980International studentProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.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.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 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.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.A typical student dorm roomClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldFounder's Day tea in elegant dressMuddy student on Flunk DayProfessor 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.Students working in the mail roomStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardTwo men walking towards Alumni HallStudents playing on Flunk DayBaseball teamGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsMale cheerleaders at HomecomingChemistry lab in Science Math CenterInternational students performing at the International Fair.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsGizmo patio ice skating rinkDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Interior of the Knox College barracksWomen of the Class of 1962Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionPi Phi cookie shineSquirrelDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.View of Seymour Library in the winterLaboratory, George Davis HallChemistry lab, George Davis HallSiwash football graphicPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox cheerleadersGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainTri-Delta womenAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksMay Day CelebrationA 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.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).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 student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushPost Hall lobbyTKE parade floatActors 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.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox womenWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Beanie crawlWomen's field hockeyEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox College Women's basketballOld Main in winterActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Library circulation deskThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryProfessor 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 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.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightPresentation 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 plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Arial view of campusFlunk Day paradeClass of 1939 reunion picturePhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationBarracks south of the gymProfessor 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.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." The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HousePost Hall dorm roomDance in Post Hall lobbySeymour Hall north entranceThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballAlumni Hall TheaterStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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.  Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Black WeekROTC cadets with an automatic weaponCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Ladies at a Green Oaks camp out"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."Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Commencement processional through Standish ParkPlanting trees at Green OaksClara 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.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Freshman orientation testsStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox basketball conference championsSeymour Library study tableCadet BandElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox College women's archeryThe Old Jail with original covered porchPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox women's volleyballStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeMuddy students on Flunk DayBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Five Knox football team membersBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Women’s debate teamWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents coming from Beecher ChapelWomen's  gym class wand workWVKC staff on the steps 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.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox basketball teamVeritas sealKnox RegattaKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilMen's soccer action shotThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Biology lab, George Davis HallStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox College women’s golf  teamKnox College GymnasiumMembers 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. Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomMilitary parade through Standish ParkThe Carnival of ClubsThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.TKE fraternity partyWomen walking toward Old MainFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox College mailboxesRootabaga 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. With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Whiting Hall bowling alleyParade down Main St. at SeminaryCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Old Main in winterWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBeta Theta Pi menCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventBeta Theta Pi men
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