Students and faculty in Founder's Lounge

Students and faculty in Founder's Lounge

1941

Knox RegattaThe 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 women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Laboratory, George Davis HallLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Women's field hockeyKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainVice 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.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.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.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.SquirrelDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox College ObservatoryPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Chemistry lab, George Davis HallInterior of the Knox College barracksROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox women"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."Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Members 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. 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox College women’s golf  teamThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents 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.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.International students performing at the International Fair.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWoman dancing on fieldThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Alumni Hall TheaterTennis courtsPost Hall lobbyKnox basketball conference championsMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox women's volleyballMale cheerleaders at HomecomingWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox College women's rifle teamDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox battalion on Willard FieldBaseball teamKnox College mailboxesGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox College Women's basketballView of Seymour Library in the winterGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardMembers 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.  A typical student dorm roomStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen of the Class of 1962Flunk Day pie in the faceThe 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.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Students working in the mail roomMay Day CelebrationPi Phi cookie shineKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Students in front of Alumni HallThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Music faculty and studentsTwo men walking towards Alumni HallLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.TKE fraternity partyThe Carnival of ClubsCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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.Veritas sealGeorge Davis Hall under construction.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).Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballPost Hall dorm roomKnox basketball teamStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeSiwash football graphicCoed Knox rifle teamWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Old Main in winterBeta Theta Pi menMen's soccer action shotProfessor 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.Arial view of campusCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Women's  gym class wand workKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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.Military parade through Standish ParkCadet BandLadies at a Green Oaks camp outWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumFlunk Day paradeRootabaga 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. TKE parade floatDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchLombard bell tower in the spring timePuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College GymnasiumStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryPresentation 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.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansBeanie crawlWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rush"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Dance students practicing in Memorial GymBeta Theta Pi menParade down Main St. at SeminarySeymour Library study tableProfessor 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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox Regatta spectatorsElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesActors 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.Dance in Post Hall lobbyStudents coming from Beecher ChapelInternational studentStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Three different Knox sealsThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Class 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.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Muddy students on Flunk DayWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWomen’s debate teamBiology lab, George Davis HallJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Election Day protestMilton 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." Muddy student on Flunk DayKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Black WeekCommencement processional through Standish ParkFreshman orientation testsDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox College women's archeryClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateOld Main in a lightning stormWhiting Hall bowling alleyWomen walking toward Old MainKnox cheerleadersA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Class of 1939 reunion pictureThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementFive Knox football team membersKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxSeymour Hall north entranceStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.The Old Jail with original covered porchGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsA 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.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.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.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Academic procession through Standish ParkAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox men walking on campusBarracks south of the gymTri-Delta womenActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Old Main in winterWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainBiology lab in George Davis HallPlanting trees at Green OaksKnox Regatta winning teamGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomChemistry lab in Science Math CenterLibrary circulation deskKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Football cheerleaders
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