Seymour Library study table

Seymour Library study table

1976 - 1977

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 women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Military parade through Standish ParkParade down Main St. at SeminaryThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryThree different Knox sealsPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponMuddy students on Flunk DayStudents coming from Beecher ChapelElection Day protestStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Beta Theta Pi menTennis courtsGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsKnox basketball conference championsBeta Theta Pi menStudents 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.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Freshman orientation testsKnox Regatta spectatorsClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."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.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox cheerleadersBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox RegattaMock 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.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressVice 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 College GymnasiumStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox College women’s golf  teamWomen's field hockeyMay Day CelebrationChemistry lab in Science Math CenterA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchSeymour Hall north entranceStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseRootabaga 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. Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentVeritas sealStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainActors 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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox College Women's basketballKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainLibrary circulation deskJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesThe 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.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.SquirrelKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.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 in a suite, Class of 1980Women’s debate teamPost Hall lobbyWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumDance in Post Hall lobbyStudents playing on Flunk DayWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Seymour Library study tableKnox College mailboxesStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWoman dancing on fieldKnox College women's archeryCrosses 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.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Football cheerleadersProfessor 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.Cadet BandInternational studentBarracks south of the gymFive Knox football team membersMembers 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.  Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Music faculty and studentsTwo men walking towards Alumni HallWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Old Main in winterA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.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.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox College ObservatoryFlunk Day paradeLombard bell tower in the spring timeThe Carnival of ClubsPresentation 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.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Old Main in winterPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightSiwash football graphicStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.TKE fraternity partyBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballMuddy student on Flunk DayMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.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." Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Baseball teamStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Biology lab in George Davis HallBiology lab, George Davis HallStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox battalion on Willard FieldInterior of the Knox College barracksKnox basketball teamCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Alumni Hall TheaterDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium."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."Class of 1939 reunion picturePost Hall dorm roomFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansBeanie crawlProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionWomen walking toward Old Main"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumArial view of campusStudents 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.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.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. Gizmo patio ice skating rinkWomen's  gym class wand workWomen of the Class of 1962The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.The Old Jail with original covered porchKnox women's volleyballTKE parade floatOld Main in a lightning stormStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Flunk Day pie in the faceKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.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).Knox Regatta winning teamPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox College women's rifle teamGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Whiting Hall bowling alleyProfessor 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.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Pi Phi cookie shineBlack WeekStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Professor 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.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985International students performing at the International Fair.Knox womenLadies at a Green Oaks camp outThe 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.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameView of Seymour Library in the winterCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Planting trees at Green OaksWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox men walking on campusCoed Knox rifle teamGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Commencement processional through Standish ParkStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Men's soccer action shotA typical student dorm roomKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionTri-Delta womenLaboratory, George Davis HallChemistry lab, George Davis HallThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Students working in the mail roomClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesAcademic procession through Standish ParkGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight room
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