The Old Jail with original covered porch

The Old Jail with original covered porch

1973

Knox battalion on Willard FieldKnox basketball teamKnox womenMay Day CelebrationHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox Regatta winning teamA typical student dorm roomGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsBiology lab in George Davis HallWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Two men walking towards Alumni HallProfessor 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.Class of 1939 reunion pictureLibrary circulation deskWoman dancing on field"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."The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.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 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Knox College women’s golf  teamStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballMilitary parade through Standish ParkProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Football cheerleadersFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox College GymnasiumWomen's field hockeyChemistry lab in Science Math CenterPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeStudents playing on Flunk DayA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Women walking toward Old MainPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Academic procession through Standish ParkMembers 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.  Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.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.Coed Knox rifle teamKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundFive Knox football team membersClass 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.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.Black WeekAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.TKE fraternity partyVeritas sealCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox women's volleyballOld Main in winterGizmo patio ice skating rinkClara 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 plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Siwash football graphicClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldThe 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).Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Old Main in a lightning stormPost Hall lobbyWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementThe 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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallInterior of the Knox College barracksArial view of campusCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Old Main in winterRootabaga 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. 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.Pi Phi cookie shineFlunk Day pie in the faceFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Flunk Day paradeOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryParade down Main St. at SeminaryStudents in front of Alumni HallBeta Theta Pi menView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox Regatta spectatorsWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93The Old Jail with original covered porchMilton 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." Alumni Hall TheaterPlanting trees at Green OaksKnox College ObservatoryWhiting Hall bowling alleyPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiBaseball teamKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.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 UnionNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameBeanie crawlStudents working in the mail roomCadet BandBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"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.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.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox College women's archeryStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Men's soccer action shotThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Seymour Library study tableStudents coming from Beecher ChapelWomen of the Class of 1962Barracks south of the gymA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Muddy student on Flunk DayKnox cheerleadersWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.George Davis Hall under construction.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. Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.International studentWomen’s debate teamDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox basketball conference championsCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainDance students practicing in Memorial GymMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox RegattaMale cheerleaders at HomecomingElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesInternational students performing at the International Fair.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.Election Day protestDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Vice 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.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealLaboratory, George Davis HallWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Three different Knox sealsTri-Delta womenMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Biology lab, George Davis HallWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.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.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.The Carnival of ClubsOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcard"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Freshman orientation testsWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox College Women's basketballBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryPost Hall dorm roomDance in Post Hall lobbyGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Tennis courtsBeta Theta Pi menKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionSeymour Hall north entranceKnox College mailboxesStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women's  gym class wand workSquirrelBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumLadies at a Green Oaks camp outFounder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox men walking on campusGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumMusic faculty and studentsPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox College women's rifle teamKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisTKE parade floatStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduatePainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
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