Biology lab in George Davis Hall

Biology lab in George Davis Hall

1915

Football cheerleadersActors 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.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.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox College women's archeryKnox College Women's basketballMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushMay Day CelebrationFreshman orientation testsMusic faculty and studentsBeta Theta Pi menKnox battalion on Willard FieldThe Old Jail with original covered porchOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence 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.Beta Theta Pi menProfessor 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.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.  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. Arial view of campusLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Students in front of Alumni HallProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainA 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.Knox College ObservatoryVeritas sealPi Phi cookie shineSeymour Hall north entranceThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionParade down Main St. at SeminaryBeanie crawl"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."Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Five Knox football team membersWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionStudents playing cards in the Hearth, 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.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.George Davis Hall under construction.Baseball teamFounder's Day tea in elegant dressKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Three different Knox sealsThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Cadet BandKnox Regatta spectatorsKnox Regatta winning teamPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudents 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.International students performing at the International Fair.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.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilBlack WeekRootabaga 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. Lombard bell tower in the spring timeOld Main in winterVice 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.Dance in Post Hall lobbyClara 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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Tennis courtsKnox men walking on campusResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.SquirrelKnox womenClass 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.A typical student dorm roomPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.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.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Women's  gym class wand workThe 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.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.The Carnival of ClubsPost Hall lobbyGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.View of Seymour Library in the winterKnox College women's rifle teamGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomCoed Knox rifle teamStudents working in the mail roomKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen walking toward Old MainKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPost Hall dorm roomBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWhiting Hall bowling alleyCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Men's soccer action shotSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Students coming from Beecher ChapelFlunk Day pie in the faceAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksTwo men walking towards Alumni HallKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealMilton 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." Chemistry lab, George Davis HallThe 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 College women’s golf  teamKnox women's volleyballKnox basketball conference championsPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox basketball teamTKE parade floatStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen of the Class of 1962Male cheerleaders at HomecomingThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementMuddy student on Flunk DayEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Library circulation deskWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Planting trees at Green OaksClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeCommencement processional through Standish ParkStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryBarracks south of the gymStudents playing on Flunk DayMuddy students on Flunk DayStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxStudents 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.Siwash football graphicKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundTri-Delta womenDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Academic procession through Standish ParkGizmo patio ice skating rinkClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymInternational studentKnox cheerleadersWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox RegattaBiology lab, George Davis HallWomen’s debate teamOld Main in winterOld Main in a lightning stormClass of 1939 reunion pictureMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumSeymour Library study tableWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Biology lab in George Davis HallDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Interior of the Knox College barracksTKE fraternity partyAlumni Hall TheaterMilitary parade through Standish ParkStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsFlunk Day paradePuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumWoman dancing on fieldFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox College mailboxesBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Women's field hockeyThe 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.Election Day protestKnox College GymnasiumJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.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.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.
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