Male cheerleaders at Homecoming

Male cheerleaders at Homecoming


Arial view of campusKnox College women's rifle teamMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumTri-Delta womenStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowInternational studentMen's soccer action shotKnox women's volleyballLibrary circulation deskPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox Regatta spectatorsOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryLombard bell tower in the spring timeBaseball teamProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.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.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Music faculty and studentsThe 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.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Women’s debate teamBeanie crawlAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksTKE parade floatWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Women of the Class of 1962Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumAlumni Hall TheaterKnox men walking on campusOld Main in winterStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Post Hall dorm roomKnox College ObservatoryThe Old Jail with original covered porchHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Gizmo patio ice skating rinkCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox RegattaThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWomen walking toward Old MainWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.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.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. Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryFreshman orientation testsStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchGeorge Davis Hall under construction.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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionClass of 1939 reunion pictureStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Interior of the Knox College barracksPost Hall lobbyKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainTennis courtsPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.SquirrelBiology lab, George Davis HallStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseKnox College women’s golf  teamSeymour Library study tableBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Football cheerleadersKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Whiting Hall bowling alleyAcademic procession through Standish ParkSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox College Women's basketballMilton 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." Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Election Day protestKnox Regatta winning teamKnox battalion on Willard FieldPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Professor 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.Flunk Day pie in the faceOld Main in a lightning stormMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Biology lab in George Davis HallClara 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.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Women's field hockeySeymour Hall north entranceA 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 Carnival of ClubsStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Two men walking towards Alumni HallMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Laboratory, George Davis HallStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox cheerleadersStudents coming from Beecher ChapelOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldChemistry lab in Science Math CenterBeta Theta Pi menThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsBlack WeekPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Coed Knox rifle teamNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameMay Day CelebrationPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Pi Phi cookie shineStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionOld Main in winterKnox College GymnasiumMuddy student on Flunk DayDance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents playing on Flunk DayKnox College women's archeryInternational students performing at the International Fair.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.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryFounder's Day tea in elegant dressClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Planting trees at Green OaksDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThe 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).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.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxMilitary parade through Standish ParkStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Beta Theta Pi menCrosses 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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.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.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallView of Seymour Library in the winterCommencement processional through Standish ParkLadies at a Green Oaks camp outFive Knox football team membersVeritas sealWomen's  gym class wand workWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationStudents in front of Alumni HallStudents 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.Muddy students on Flunk Day"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."Knox College mailboxesKnox basketball conference championsCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Chemistry lab, George Davis HallJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduatePhi Delta Theta's playing cardsBarracks south of the gymFlunk Day paradeSiwash football graphicGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Students working in the mail roomEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.TKE fraternity partyKnox basketball teamThree different Knox sealsLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox womenMembers 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.  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.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Woman dancing on fieldStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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. Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingDance in Post Hall lobbyA typical student dorm roomWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionCadet BandFifty Year Club Garden party musicians
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