Class of 1939 reunion picture

Class of 1939 reunion picture

1939

Military parade through Standish ParkChemistry lab in Science Math CenterWoman dancing on fieldPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Students 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, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldProfessor 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.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesFootball cheerleadersJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The Carnival of ClubsKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Arial view of campusChemistry lab, George Davis HallBaseball teamMuddy students on Flunk DayCommencement processional through Standish ParkMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryActors 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Beanie crawlStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardLibrary circulation deskSeymour Library study tableGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressSquirrelBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionInternational studentPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Students working in the mail roomKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Women's  gym class wand workKnox Regatta winning teamBiology lab in George Davis HallTennis courtsCrosses 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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox Regatta spectatorsView of Seymour Library in the winterPlanting trees at Green OaksThe 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 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.Old Main in winterGizmo patio ice skating rinkAcademic procession through Standish ParkFreshman orientation testsStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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.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.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Music faculty and studentsDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox College women’s golf  teamWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymCadet BandJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainCoed Knox rifle teamPost Hall dorm roomPost Hall lobbyStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryMay Day CelebrationKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainLadies at a Green Oaks camp outMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"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 battalion on Willard FieldKnox College women's rifle teamWomen walking toward Old MainStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.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.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985The 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).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.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Tri-Delta womenSiwash football graphicClara 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.Students playing on Flunk DayAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Old Main in a lightning stormGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushElection Day protestBiology lab, George Davis HallBarracks south of the gymCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox women's volleyballThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesKnox basketball conference championsStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox womenWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxBlack WeekInterior of the Knox College barracksDance in Post Hall lobbyWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox men walking on campusTKE parade floatThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseKnox basketball teamWomen’s debate teamJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballStudents 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.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."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.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 women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumAlumni Hall TheaterMembers 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 rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryLombard bell tower in the spring timeTwo men walking towards Alumni HallProfessor 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.Knox College women's archeryA typical student dorm roomA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Whiting Hall bowling alleyMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox College mailboxesClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College ObservatoryKnox College GymnasiumFlunk Day paradeParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryA 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.Knox College Women's basketballWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial Gymnasium"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."Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.George Davis Hall under construction.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." WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsMen's soccer action shotLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionFive Knox football team membersLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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.International students performing at the International Fair.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Women of the Class of 1962Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Class of 1939 reunion pictureOld Main in winterVeritas sealMuddy student on Flunk DayWomen's field hockeyFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox RegattaThree different Knox sealsStudents coming from Beecher ChapelStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisROTC cadets with an automatic weaponStudents 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.Laboratory, George Davis HallPi Phi cookie shineKnox cheerleadersThe Old Jail with original covered porchProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Beta Theta Pi menBeta Theta Pi men"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Seymour Hall north entranceKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93TKE fraternity partyKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Flunk Day pie in the face
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