A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.

A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.

May 11, 1994

Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPlanting trees at Green OaksJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsPresentation 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.Seymour Library study tableInternational studentProfessor 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.Three different Knox sealsSeymour Hall north entranceAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.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.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox College women's archeryStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Dance in Post Hall lobbyPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Muddy students on Flunk DaySenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Beanie crawlWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushClass of 1939 reunion pictureMay Day CelebrationKnox womenPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsFive Knox football team membersMale cheerleaders at HomecomingDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.International students performing at the International Fair.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Old Main in a lightning stormThe Carnival of ClubsDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.SquirrelKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox Regatta spectatorsVice 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.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Alumni Hall TheaterDance students practicing in Memorial GymPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox battalion on Willard FieldCrosses 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 Hearth, Alumni Hall basementWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen's  gym class wand workKnox College women's rifle teamKnox College Women's basketballBaseball 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).Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Whiting Hall bowling alleyWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.A typical student dorm roomMilton 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." Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox College women’s golf  teamGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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.Muddy student on Flunk DayFlunk Day paradeKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesChemistry lab in Science Math CenterOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College GymnasiumKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Post Hall lobbyA 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.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Veritas sealWomen's field hockeyMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsFootball cheerleadersGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Coed Knox rifle teamThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWoman dancing on fieldBiology lab in George Davis HallWomen’s debate teamTri-Delta womenNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox men walking on campusWomen of the Class of 1962Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.The Old Jail with original covered porchWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students 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.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainCadet BandMen's soccer action shotKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Freshman orientation testsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseAcademic procession through Standish ParkFlunk Day pie in the faceBeta Theta Pi menStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Black WeekKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilInterior of the Knox College barracksStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionBiology lab, George Davis HallMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.TKE parade floatMembers 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.  Barracks south of the gymOld Main in winterGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomStudents in front of Alumni HallPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksMilitary parade through Standish ParkROTC cadets with an automatic weaponJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students playing on Flunk DayCommencement processional through Standish ParkStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.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.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallStudents coming from Beecher ChapelBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"TKE fraternity partyKnox Regatta winning teamArial view of campusPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Pi Phi cookie shineStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Library circulation deskGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.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.Election Day protestStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.White Sox game played at Willard Field.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.Knox RegattaPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Knox College tie with pattern using the college seal"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.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. "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."Beta Theta Pi menTennis courtsLaboratory, George Davis HallOld Main in winterKnox cheerleadersCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Music faculty and studentsKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionView of Seymour Library in the winterProfessor 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.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxWomen walking toward Old MainKnox basketball teamThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansProfessor 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.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents working in the mail roomParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Two men walking towards Alumni HallStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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. Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox women's volleyballStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."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.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox College ObservatoryKnox College mailboxesLombard bell tower in the spring timeWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Post Hall dorm roomOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumSiwash football graphicKnox basketball conference championsClara 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.
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