A 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.

A 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.

January 1, 1991

Black WeekOld Main in a lightning stormCadet BandFlunk Day pie in the faceLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseArial view of campusThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Seymour Library study tableStudents coming from Beecher ChapelResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox RegattaMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushLibrary circulation deskStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.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. Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outPresentation 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.Pi Phi cookie shineOld Main in winterFlunk Day paradeThree different Knox sealsKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisWomen walking toward Old MainStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox battalion on Willard FieldKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationClass 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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox Regatta winning teamMale cheerleaders at HomecomingTKE 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.  WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Class of 1939 reunion pictureThe 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).Laboratory, George Davis HallOld Main in winterJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Knox College women's archeryDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Freshman orientation testsBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Biology lab, George Davis HallClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox College Women's basketballStudents working in the mail roomStudents 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 DayBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldInternational studentPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsPlanting trees at Green OaksDance students practicing in Memorial GymWomen of the Class of 1962Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Women's field hockeyStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Women’s debate teamGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Interior of the Knox College barracksCoed Knox rifle teamChemistry lab, George Davis HallStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundBeta Theta Pi menMuddy student on Flunk DayFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansProfessor 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.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Five Knox football team membersStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.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.TKE fraternity partyDance in Post Hall lobbyProfessor 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.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilChemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryThe 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.Alumni Hall TheaterWomen golfers drinking pop on the course."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 Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainBaseball teamA 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.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox women's volleyballBiology lab in George Davis HallLombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox College GymnasiumPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiBarracks south of the gymMen's soccer action shotClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionMusic faculty and studentsCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox Regatta spectatorsKnox cheerleadersSiwash football graphicStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Commencement processional through Standish ParkMilitary parade through Standish ParkCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventA typical student dorm roomStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksActors 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.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxA 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.Veritas sealThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox men walking on campusThe 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionStudents playing on Flunk DaySquirrelROTC cadets with an automatic weaponPost Hall lobbyKnox basketball conference championsPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.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.Post Hall dorm roomStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Women's  gym class wand workStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.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." Tri-Delta womenSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.The Old Jail with original covered porchInternational students performing at the International Fair.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballMay Day CelebrationGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomThe Carnival of ClubsFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatorySeymour Hall north entranceKnox womenPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumBeta Theta Pi menWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Professor 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.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Whiting Hall bowling alleyTwo men walking towards Alumni HallFootball cheerleadersThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlCrosses 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.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Tennis courtsElection Day protestBeanie crawlKnox College mailboxesAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionMembers 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. Woman dancing on fieldGizmo patio ice skating rinkWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox College women’s golf  teamKnox College women's rifle teamView of Seymour Library in the winterStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox College ObservatoryDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.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.Knox basketball teamThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.
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