Post Hall lobby

Post Hall lobby

1964

Knox Regatta spectatorsKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionElection Day protestLadies at a Green Oaks camp outWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox College Women's basketballThe 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).Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumBeta Theta Pi menPost Hall dorm 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.  Students working in the mail roomFlunk Day pie in the faceMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox battalion on Willard FieldJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainFounder's Day tea in elegant dressProfessor 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.Students 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.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.Two men walking towards Alumni HallMay Day CelebrationKnox basketball teamStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisAlumni Hall TheaterMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox cheerleadersStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox women's volleyballMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightSquirrelThe 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.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryFreshman orientation testsA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Coed Knox rifle teamThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Old Main in winterBiology lab in George Davis HallStudents in front of Alumni HallMilton 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." Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldProfessor 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 at a Take Back the Night Rally.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomBaseball teamKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.TKE fraternity partyKnox womenGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsLombard bell tower in the spring timeROTC cadets with an automatic weaponMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWomen's field hockey"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentSeymour Library study tableKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Cadet BandA 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.Dance in Post Hall lobbyStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Black WeekThe Old Jail with original covered porchMusic faculty and studentsDance students practicing in Memorial GymThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Presentation 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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Beanie crawlMilitary parade through Standish ParkThree different Knox sealsKnox College women's archeryTennis courtsPi Phi cookie shineWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingPost Hall lobbyInternational studentDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Football cheerleadersActors 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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.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.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.International students performing at the International Fair.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Whiting Hall bowling alleyVeritas sealWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardStudents 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.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkMen's soccer action shotStudents 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.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksOld Main in winterA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Siwash football graphicSeymour Hall north entranceKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Women of the Class of 1962Students coming from Beecher ChapelJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Commencement processional through Standish ParkThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Chemistry lab, George Davis HallMuddy student on Flunk DayStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryTri-Delta womenActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox basketball conference championsAcademic procession through Standish ParkThe Carnival of ClubsThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.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. Woman dancing on fieldStudents playing on Flunk DayPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.The 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.A typical student dorm roomKnox Regatta winning teamClass of 1939 reunion pictureCrosses 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.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox College GymnasiumArial view of campusKnox men walking on campusOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student 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.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox College ObservatoryKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainView of Seymour Library in the winterWomen's  gym class wand work"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."Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsWomen’s debate teamElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesTKE parade floatVice 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.Planting trees at Green OaksDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlMembers 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. Interior of the Knox College barracksKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Flunk Day paradeBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Library circulation deskFive Knox football team membersPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Laboratory, George Davis HallLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealChemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox RegattaOld Main in a lightning stormKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen walking toward Old MainBeta Theta Pi menJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Knox College women's rifle teamBarracks south of the gymStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox College mailboxesProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox College women’s golf  teamSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Parade down Main St. at Seminary
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