Dance students practicing in Memorial Gym

Dance students practicing in Memorial Gym

1990s

Flunk Day paradeWomen's field hockeyThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.George Davis Hall under construction.Seymour Library study tableThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Interior of the Knox College barracksOld Main in a lightning stormTKE fraternity partyStudents 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 basketball teamDance in Post Hall lobbyCoed Knox rifle teamWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox women's volleyballClara 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.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumA typical student dorm roomWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Biology lab, George Davis HallPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryPlanting trees at Green OaksThe 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.Post Hall lobbyKnox College ObservatoryROTC cadets with an automatic weaponRootabaga 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. Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.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.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingInternational studentClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Freshman orientation testsKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisBaseball teamA 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.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Women's  gym class wand workMen's soccer action shotStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudents in front of Alumni HallWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumFounder's Day tea in elegant dressGizmo patio ice skating rinkThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. 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.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateClass of 1939 reunion pictureWomen’s debate teamWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Students coming from Beecher ChapelLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Students working in the mail roomMembers 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.  Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballOld Main in winterCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox Regatta spectatorsKnox cheerleadersKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox battalion on Willard FieldChemistry lab in Science Math CenterCommencement processional through Standish ParkElection Day protestKnox College women’s golf  teamMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryTKE parade floatStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox College Women's basketballClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox College mailboxesTri-Delta womenStudents playing on Flunk DayDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox College GymnasiumActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryBeta Theta Pi menStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightThree different Knox sealsOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Seymour Hall north entranceKnox Regatta winning teamKnox womenElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesChemistry lab, George Davis HallFootball cheerleadersPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox College women's archerySquirrelPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Two men walking towards Alumni HallMuddy students on Flunk DayCadet BandProfessor 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 Carnival of ClubsMembers 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. 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentSiwash football graphicA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Women 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.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementMale cheerleaders at HomecomingLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Knox College women's rifle teamCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.View of Seymour Library in the winterGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsThe 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).Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Pi Phi cookie shineStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Beta Theta Pi menOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox RegattaBeanie crawlMusic faculty and studentsLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomLibrary circulation deskKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionMilitary parade through Standish ParkBarracks south of the gymLombard bell tower in the spring timeAlumni Hall TheaterStudents 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."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowThe Old Jail with original covered porchVeritas sealProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.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.Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox basketball conference championsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe 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.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Laboratory, George Davis 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."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 walking toward Old MainStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox men walking on campusMay Day CelebrationCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionPost Hall dorm roomPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Five Knox football team membersWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansInternational students performing at the International Fair.Whiting Hall bowling alleyTennis courtsClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Woman dancing on fieldAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksOld Main in winterThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"A 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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Black WeekVice 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.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.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." Flunk Day pie in the faceDance students practicing in Memorial GymActors 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.Biology lab in George Davis HallParade down Main St. at SeminaryArial view of campusKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.
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