Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine Arts

Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine Arts

1970s

The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Three different Knox sealsOld Main in winterWomen's  gym class wand workA typical student dorm roomA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Biology lab in George Davis HallThe Old Jail with original covered porchWomen walking toward Old MainWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox battalion on Willard FieldEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox College women's archeryMock Democratic convention held in 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."Knox College ObservatoryTKE parade floatKnox College women’s golf  teamPi Phi cookie shineSeymour Hall north entranceLombard bell tower in the spring timeJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballThe 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).Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."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.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateInternational students performing at the International Fair.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.Professor 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.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Women’s debate teamKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Laboratory, George Davis HallKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudents 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Siwash football graphicCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsKnox College Women's basketballInternational studentJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Knox College mailboxesLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Knox men walking on campusThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryBiology lab, George Davis HallMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox Regatta spectatorsWhiting Hall bowling alleyStudents coming from Beecher ChapelSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox basketball teamProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox RegattaFlunk Day paradeWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingTennis courtsPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985The 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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox women's volleyballDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Muddy students on Flunk DayKnox College GymnasiumLadies at a Green Oaks camp outPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Dance in Post Hall lobbyStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox womenStudents working in the mail roomClara 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.Interior of the Knox College barracksOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryBarracks south of the gymPresentation 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.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Coed Knox rifle teamBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilTri-Delta womenWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.Woman dancing on fieldStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxMilitary parade through Standish ParkFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.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.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. Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students 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.Seymour Library study tableMusic faculty and studentsStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesOld Main in a lightning stormKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisVice 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.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.TKE fraternity partyStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Beanie crawlKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.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. Flunk Day pie in the faceStudents playing on Flunk DayKnox cheerleadersAcademic procession through Standish ParkNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Two men walking towards Alumni HallChemistry lab in Science Math CenterChemistry lab, George Davis HallClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchClass of 1939 reunion pictureElection Day protestPost Hall dorm roomStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.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.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 at a Take Back the Night Rally.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents in front of Alumni HallOld Main in winterStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsBeta Theta Pi menKnox basketball conference championsKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseGizmo patio ice skating rinkSquirrelThe 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.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox Regatta winning teamAlumni Hall TheaterThe Carnival of ClubsFreshman orientation testsMilton 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." Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryFounder's Day tea in elegant dressDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents 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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.George Davis Hall under construction.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungePublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionROTC cadets with an automatic weaponDance students practicing in Memorial GymBaseball teamCadet BandArial view of campusMembers 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.  Five Knox football team membersWomen of the Class of 1962Men's soccer action shotWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.View of Seymour Library in the winterPlanting trees at Green OaksKnox College women's rifle teamBeta Theta Pi menCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventPost Hall lobbyVeritas sealKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Women's field hockeyWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Parade down Main St. at SeminaryLibrary circulation deskWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainMay Day CelebrationFootball cheerleadersResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Commencement processional through Standish ParkMuddy student on Flunk DayBlack WeekBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.
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