Founder's Day tea in elegant dress

Founder's Day tea in elegant dress

1945

Knox cheerleadersA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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.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.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Football cheerleadersPost Hall lobbyMembers 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.  Muddy student on Flunk DayKnox College GymnasiumA typical student dorm roomStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox College women’s golf  teamKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Old Main in winterKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiTKE parade floatWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.SquirrelNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameVice 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.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudents working in the mail roomEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryFounder's Day tea in elegant dressThe 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.Alumni Hall TheaterSiwash football graphicKnox men walking on campusPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsClass of 1939 reunion pictureInternational students performing at the International Fair.Five Knox football team membersKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisGizmo patio ice skating rinkBeanie crawlTKE fraternity partyPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox basketball teamMale cheerleaders at HomecomingClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox RegattaStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students in front of Alumni HallBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.The 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.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.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionFlunk Day paradeWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Election Day protestGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Students playing on Flunk DayJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballLibrary circulation deskA 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.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeInternational studentAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionMen's soccer action shotProfessor 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.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.Beta Theta Pi menPi Phi cookie shineCadet BandFreshman orientation testsWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilThree different Knox seals"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowTwo men walking towards Alumni HallWomen's field hockeyWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox women's volleyballClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldFlunk 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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.May Day CelebrationWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox College Women's basketballKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox College women's rifle teamLombard bell tower in the spring timeCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainKnox College mailboxesStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Knox College women's archeryROTC cadets with an automatic weaponThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryBaseball teamGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.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.Knox womenDance students practicing in Memorial GymLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.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." Planting trees at Green OaksKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe 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.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents coming from Beecher ChapelStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryOld Main in a lightning stormView of Seymour Library in the winterStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. "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."Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Post Hall dorm roomWomen of the Class of 1962Arial view of campusLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.The Old Jail with original covered porchDance in Post Hall lobbyCoed Knox rifle teamKnox College ObservatoryThe Carnival of ClubsKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Women’s debate teamStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Seymour Hall north entranceClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox Regatta winning teamAcademic procession through Standish ParkCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsWomen walking toward Old MainMuddy students on Flunk DaySeymour Library study tableCommencement processional through Standish ParkThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Old Main in winterOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents 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.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. Women's  gym class wand workPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HousePresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainLaboratory, George Davis HallWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumPresentation 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.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlProfessor 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.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. Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Barracks south of the gymBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox basketball conference championsHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Whiting Hall bowling alleyMilitary parade through Standish ParkWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainBiology lab in George Davis HallBeta Theta Pi menWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Tri-Delta womenCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox Regatta spectatorsStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightMusic faculty and studentsTennis courtsDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outWoman dancing on fieldProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox battalion on Willard FieldClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBlack WeekFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.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).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.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingVeritas sealFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Interior of the Knox College barracksElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Parade down Main St. at Seminary
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