Biology lab in George Davis Hall

Biology lab in George Davis Hall

1915

The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students coming from Beecher ChapelThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Biology lab, George Davis HallClara 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.Flunk Day paradeClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents 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.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.Knox battalion on Willard FieldLibrary circulation deskStudents 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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilSeymour Library study tableWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumOld Main in a lightning stormGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Actors 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.Black WeekNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Woman dancing on fieldPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomMen's soccer action shotBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundA typical student dorm roomView of Seymour Library in the winterPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.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.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox College mailboxesWomen's field hockeyFlunk Day pie in the faceStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox Regatta spectatorsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Class of 1939 reunion pictureSquirrelWhiting Hall bowling alleyKnox men walking on campus"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."Women’s debate teamWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College GymnasiumSiwash football graphicKnox College ObservatoryMilton 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." Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationKnox cheerleadersWomen walking toward Old MainThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.The Old Jail with original covered porchStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Laboratory, George Davis HallDance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents playing on Flunk DayA 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.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisVeritas sealWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Five Knox football team membersOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox College women’s golf  teamMembers 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.  Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThe 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.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryLombard bell tower in the spring timeTennis courtsCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainStudents working in the mail roomParade down Main St. at SeminaryWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Old Main in winterProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Military parade through Standish ParkArial view of campusInternational students performing at the International Fair.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Seymour Hall north entranceDance 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's  gym class wand workElection Day protestClass 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.Students in front of Alumni 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).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.Music faculty and studentsROTC cadets with an automatic weaponLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Coed Knox rifle teamPost Hall lobbyJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Women of the Class of 1962Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox Regatta winning teamActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowThe 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.TKE parade floatOld Main in winterMay Day CelebrationMuddy students on Flunk DayDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Pi Phi cookie shineSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox College women's rifle teamFounder's Day tea in elegant dressMembers 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. 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 College women's archeryLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Knox women's volleyballKnox womenClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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.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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox basketball teamKnox College Women's basketballThe Carnival of ClubsProfessor 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.Post Hall dorm roomMaze 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.Beanie crawlMale cheerleaders at HomecomingMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionTKE fraternity partyStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Muddy student on Flunk DayBaseball teamKnox basketball conference championsCadet BandAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesBarracks south of the gymCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Freshman orientation testsCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Football cheerleadersStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Commencement processional through Standish ParkBiology lab in George Davis HallPlanting trees at Green OaksBeta Theta Pi menInternational studentMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealChemistry lab, George Davis HallThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementInterior of the Knox College barracksPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsLadies at a Green Oaks camp outTwo men walking towards Alumni HallBeta Theta Pi menThree different Knox sealsKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryChemistry lab in Science Math CenterPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox RegattaTri-Delta womenAlumni Hall Theater
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