Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.

Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.

June 1937

Milton 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." Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Coed Knox rifle teamOld Main in winterAlumni Hall TheaterLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.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.Knox battalion on Willard FieldAcademic procession through Standish ParkKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldPi Phi cookie shineGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseFlunk Day pie in the faceThree different Knox sealsPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Military parade through Standish ParkView of Seymour Library in the winterMuddy student on Flunk DayStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Commencement processional through Standish ParkKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.TKE fraternity partyRootabaga 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 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).Male cheerleaders at HomecomingInternational students performing at the International Fair.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox Regatta winning teamPlanting trees at Green OaksThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox College ObservatoryChemistry lab, George Davis HallOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Football cheerleadersStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightInternational studentWomen’s debate teamElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesBeta Theta Pi menStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women's field hockeyKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumBeta Theta Pi menKnox 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. Whiting Hall bowling alleyCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Women walking toward Old MainA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationFreshman orientation testsWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.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.Interior of the Knox College barracksWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.The Carnival of ClubsKnox men walking on campusWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushLibrary circulation deskJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateProfessor 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.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Election Day protestMay Day CelebrationVeritas sealWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainBiology lab in George Davis HallLaboratory, George Davis HallWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox College mailboxesKnox College women's archeryThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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. The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.SquirrelKnox College women's rifle teamLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Old Main in a lightning stormWomen's  gym class wand workEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox Regatta spectatorsKnox women's volleyballWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventFounder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.Men's soccer action shotBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outDance students practicing in Memorial GymBaseball teamKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainArial view of campusWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeTwo men walking towards Alumni HallBlack WeekTennis courtsKnox basketball teamEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox cheerleadersMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.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.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.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."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."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.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Five Knox football team membersDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Dance in Post Hall lobbyMuddy students on Flunk DayStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Cadet BandWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.George Davis Hall under construction.Beanie crawlKnox College women’s golf  teamMusic faculty and studentsKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students playing on Flunk DayStudents 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.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Woman dancing on fieldParade down Main St. at SeminaryFlunk Day paradeA 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 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.Seymour Hall north entranceOld Main in winterA typical student dorm roomKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.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.Knox College GymnasiumGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxMembers 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.  Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students working in the mail roomTKE parade floatCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Post Hall lobbyOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Barracks south of the gymNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsThe Old Jail with original covered porchStudents 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.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomA 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.Students coming from Beecher ChapelProfessor 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.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox basketball conference championsSiwash football graphicClass of 1939 reunion pictureKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox College Women's basketballBiology lab, George Davis HallLombard bell tower in the spring timeStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox womenPost Hall dorm roomKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in background"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWomen of the Class of 1962Class 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionChemistry lab in Science Math CenterWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox RegattaTri-Delta womenSeymour Library study table
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