ROTC cadets with an automatic weapon

ROTC cadets with an automatic weapon

1940

The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.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.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Library circulation deskGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.The Old Jail with original covered porchMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateLaboratory, George Davis HallWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryChemistry lab, George Davis HallGizmo patio ice skating rinkProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Coed Knox rifle teamProfessor 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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Beta Theta Pi menWhiting Hall bowling alleyWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Actors 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.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 FieldPresentation 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.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Women's  gym class wand workPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Beanie crawlWomen of the Class of 1962International students performing at the International Fair.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementFive Knox football team membersKnox basketball teamView of Seymour Library in the winterWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.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 dorm roomKnox men walking on campusMuddy student on Flunk DayMay Day CelebrationStudents working in the mail roomBeta Theta Pi menStudents 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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox College GymnasiumKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.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.Students in front of Alumni HallInterior of the Knox College barracksTKE parade floatKnox womenKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundProfessor 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.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryMen's soccer action shotMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumFlunk Day paradeArial view of campusLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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 campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilCommencement processional through Standish ParkWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWoman dancing on fieldBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Academic procession through Standish ParkThe 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.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox College women's rifle teamKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Planting trees at Green OaksCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.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.  Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Old Main in winterStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionBarracks south of the gymMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox College ObservatoryClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardInternational studentPost Hall lobbyFounder's Day tea in elegant dressBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionStudents 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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Knox RegattaClara 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.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryThe Carnival of ClubsCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationBlack WeekProfessor 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's field hockeyStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen’s debate teamKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiTennis courtsWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushMilitary parade through Standish ParkMilton 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." Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsSeymour Library study tableA 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.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Three different Knox sealsWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingStudents playing on Flunk DayFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansElection Day protestStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Cadet BandTri-Delta womenOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatorySeymour Hall north entranceGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox Regatta winning teamKnox women's volleyballThe 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.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventThe 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).Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Pi Phi cookie shineStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksFootball cheerleadersGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsROTC cadets with an automatic weaponTwo men walking towards Alumni HallDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash""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."Lombard bell tower in the spring timePaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainDance in Post Hall lobbyPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldFreshman orientation testsAlumni Hall TheaterClass of 1939 reunion pictureWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryVice 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.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Music faculty and studentsKnox College women’s golf  teamStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsFlunk Day pie in the faceJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox College women's archeryKnox Regatta spectatorsStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallBaseball teamStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox basketball conference championsOld Main in winterKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisTKE fraternity partySquirrelBiology lab in George Davis HallEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionA 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 student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentVeritas sealSiwash football graphicOld Main in a lightning stormActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women walking toward Old MainA typical student dorm roomKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox cheerleadersBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox College mailboxesDance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents coming from Beecher ChapelClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox College Women's basketballResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.
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