Flunk Day parade

Flunk Day parade

1958

Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox basketball conference championsDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Knox College mailboxesVice 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.A typical student dorm roomProfessor 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.Old Main in winterStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealA 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.Members 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.  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.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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. Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Post Hall lobbyBlack WeekSeymour Hall north entranceStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Three different Knox sealsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryActors 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.Cadet BandKnox College GymnasiumA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.SquirrelFive Knox football team membersBiology lab, George Davis HallFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterThe Carnival of ClubsThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox basketball teamThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents 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.Women of the Class of 1962May Day CelebrationMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Music faculty and studentsThe 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 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.Seymour Library study tableKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainVeritas sealChemistry lab, George Davis HallInternational students performing at the International Fair.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Flunk Day paradeBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameStudents working in the mail roomArial view of campusMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementBaseball teamClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.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.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Students coming from Beecher Chapel"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWomen walking toward Old MainStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWhiting Hall bowling alleyKnox College ObservatoryKnox battalion on Willard FieldGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox women's volleyballLadies at a Green Oaks camp outTwo men walking towards Alumni HallA 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.View of Seymour Library in the winterMuddy students on Flunk DayPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressLibrary circulation deskLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryOld Main in winterFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansThe 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.Dance in Post Hall lobbyPlanting trees at Green OaksStudents 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.George Davis Hall under construction.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponAcademic procession through Standish ParkGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballClass 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.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.Knox College Women's basketballAlumni Hall TheaterDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students playing on Flunk DayBeta Theta Pi menProfessor 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.Old Main in a lightning stormPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Coed Knox rifle team"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 women's rifle teamPi Phi cookie shineKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Women’s debate teamElection Day protestKnox Regatta spectatorsTKE fraternity partyMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumFreshman orientation testsKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Biology lab in George Davis HallPresentation 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.Flunk Day pie in the faceStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsMuddy student on Flunk DayCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox College women’s golf  teamMale cheerleaders at HomecomingWomen in a suite, Class of 1980The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventBeanie crawlKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents in front of Alumni HallBeta Theta Pi menEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkKnox cheerleadersWoman dancing on fieldStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Siwash football graphicWomen's field hockeyResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Military parade through Standish ParkStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Football cheerleadersWomen's  gym class wand workOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox Regatta winning teamCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Interior of the Knox College barracksKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox RegattaInternational studentWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Barracks south of the gymCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Men's soccer action shotKnox College women's archeryPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsMilton 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." La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Class of 1939 reunion pictureThe Old Jail with original covered porchThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox men walking on campusStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.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. Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Tennis courtsMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryCrosses 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.TKE parade floatPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox womenWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisTri-Delta womenPost Hall dorm roomPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.
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