Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour Library

Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour Library

Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumOld Main in a lightning stormSeymour Hall north entranceOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardLaboratory, George Davis HallOld Main in winterMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox basketball conference championsGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.May Day CelebrationProfessor 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.Students working in the mail roomWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumView of Seymour Library in the winterDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Flunk Day paradeStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox Regatta winning teamKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundA 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.Five Knox football team membersMilton 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, 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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.International students performing at the International Fair.Cadet BandMembers 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.  Male cheerleaders at HomecomingJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThree different Knox sealsBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"White Sox game played at Willard Field.George Davis Hall under construction.Knox College Women's basketballKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Freshman orientation testsTKE parade floatKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainProfessor 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.Women's  gym class wand workPi Phi cookie shineFounder's Day tea in elegant dressPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Rootabaga 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. Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsPlanting trees at Green OaksThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameSeymour Library study tableStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudents coming from Beecher ChapelClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox men walking on campusThe 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).Parade down Main St. at SeminaryGizmo patio ice skating rinkBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWomen walking toward Old MainJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainFlunk Day pie in the faceStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Academic procession through Standish ParkActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe 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.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Muddy students on Flunk DayInterior of the Knox College barracksJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Knox College mailboxesTri-Delta womenOld Main in winterWoman dancing on fieldStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Football cheerleadersEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesMembers 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. Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealTwo men walking towards Alumni HallThe Old Jail with original covered porchOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionBeta Theta Pi menStudents 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.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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.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.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterCoed Knox rifle teamPost Hall lobbyKnox women's volleyballFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox battalion on Willard FieldEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.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.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.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 women's rifle teamSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox College ObservatoryStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Women's field hockeyStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementA typical student dorm roomDance in Post Hall lobbyStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightTKE fraternity partyWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Post Hall dorm roomBeta Theta Pi menBarracks south of the gymBaseball teamMuddy student on Flunk DayProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Professor 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.Women of the Class of 1962Tennis courtsWhiting Hall bowling alleyPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsCommencement processional through Standish ParkLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox Regatta spectatorsKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox College GymnasiumMen's soccer action shotROTC cadets with an automatic weaponInternational studentStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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.Women’s debate teamMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Alumni Hall TheaterLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox RegattaThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Arial view of campusMusic faculty and studentsElection Day protestThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Siwash football graphicStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Military parade through Standish ParkLibrary circulation deskA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox College women’s golf  teamBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeThe Carnival of ClubsBeanie crawlBiology lab in George Davis HallLadies at a Green Oaks camp outClass of 1939 reunion pictureKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.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."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."Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Black WeekClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldPaul 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) HouseHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox basketball teamElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantes"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College women's archerySquirrelBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox cheerleadersVeritas sealPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox women
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