Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rush

Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rush

pre 1920s

George Davis Hall under construction.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox Regatta winning teamSiwash football graphicInternational studentTwo men walking towards Alumni HallSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox Regatta spectatorsThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen's  gym class wand workPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationActors 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.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumProfessor 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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardFlunk Day paradeMale cheerleaders at HomecomingWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox College Women's basketballWomen's field hockeyKnox women's volleyballWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Biology lab, George Davis HallMay Day CelebrationSeymour Hall north entranceFounder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Coed Knox rifle teamBeta Theta Pi menClara 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.Whiting Hall bowling alleyTri-Delta womenMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox College women's archeryKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionChemistry lab in Science Math CenterFreshman orientation testsMusic faculty and studentsKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksThe Carnival of ClubsClass 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.Woman dancing on fieldVice 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 coming from Beecher ChapelGizmo patio ice skating rinkThe Old Jail with original covered porchStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainRootabaga 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. Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionTKE parade floatPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Women’s debate teamThe 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.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Flunk Day pie in the faceKnox womenLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryDance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents 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.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldA typical student dorm roomAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionInterior of the Knox College barracksClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox cheerleadersStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeMuddy students on Flunk DayStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Arial view of campusEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundBeanie crawlFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansThe 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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Old Main in winterThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Knox basketball teamKnox men walking on campusWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Planting trees at Green OaksGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsBiology lab in George Davis HallStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Veritas sealWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Cadet BandROTC cadets with an automatic weaponInternational students performing at the International Fair.Barracks south of the gymLombard bell tower in the spring timeGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Crosses 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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Five Knox football team membersOld Main in a lightning stormWomen of the Class of 1962Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentFootball cheerleadersWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Beta Theta Pi menNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameAlumni Hall TheaterDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Old Main in winterMuddy student on Flunk DayMembers 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.Laboratory, George Davis HallBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Pi Phi cookie shineOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Library circulation deskThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox College women's rifle teamMen's soccer action shotKnox College ObservatoryWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.SquirrelMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Election Day protestStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Black WeekJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballThree different Knox sealsMilitary parade through Standish ParkPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateProfessor 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.Knox RegattaCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlMembers 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.  Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outTKE fraternity partyView of Seymour Library in the winterCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Women in a suite, Class of 1980The 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.Knox College women’s golf  teamThe 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 of 1939 reunion pictureClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Commencement processional through Standish ParkStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.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.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox College mailboxesTennis courtsBaseball teamPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.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." Knox battalion on Willard FieldStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox College Gymnasium"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."A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students working in the mail roomPost Hall lobbyWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainDance in Post Hall lobbyKnox basketball conference championsPost Hall dorm roomParade down Main St. at SeminaryAcademic procession through Standish ParkPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisA 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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Seymour Library study tableKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWomen walking toward Old MainStudents 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.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.
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