Class of 1939 reunion picture

Class of 1939 reunion picture

1939

Knox College women's rifle teamKnox Regatta winning teamPost Hall lobbyWomen’s debate teamMusic faculty and studentsWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Alumni Hall TheaterDance students practicing in Memorial GymThe Carnival of ClubsDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkKnox Regatta spectatorsThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomSquirrelBeta Theta Pi menA 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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College GymnasiumPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Women's  gym class wand workPi Phi cookie shineSiwash football graphicJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryPost Hall dorm roomLombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisTri-Delta womenThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Commencement processional through Standish ParkThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.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.Students playing on Flunk DayLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Beta Theta Pi menClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox women's volleyballThe 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 Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryThe 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.Woman dancing on fieldThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementSeymour Library study tableFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Whiting Hall bowling alleyWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingLaboratory, George Davis HallROTC cadets with an automatic weaponFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryRootabaga 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. Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.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. The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Arial view of campusWomen's field hockeyOld Main in winterInterior of the Knox College barracksStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Election Day protestKnox College tie with pattern using the college seal"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 student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionVice 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.Students 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.Knox cheerleadersThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Male cheerleaders at HomecomingClass 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 front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox men walking on campusStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Veritas sealKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Muddy student on Flunk DayGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsMuddy students on Flunk DayThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballFounder's Day tea in elegant dressActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Academic procession through Standish ParkMay Day CelebrationKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Black WeekPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansPlanting trees at Green OaksTKE fraternity partyKnox basketball conference championsKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.International studentElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College ObservatoryKnox College women’s golf  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.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.Students 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.Seymour Hall north entranceProfessor 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.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Coed Knox rifle teamTennis courtsStudents coming from Beecher Chapel"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksView of Seymour Library in the winterOld Main in a lightning stormBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryMembers 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.  Baseball teamBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Students working in the mail roomStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightFlunk Day paradeWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Knox College women's archeryClara 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.Biology lab in George Davis HallPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumBiology lab, George Davis HallStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Dance in Post Hall lobbyKnox College Women's basketballWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Library circulation deskFlunk Day pie in the faceA 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 RegattaEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Students in front of Alumni HallKnox College mailboxesThe Old Jail with original covered porchKnox womenClass of 1939 reunion pictureMen's soccer action shotChemistry lab in Science Math CenterWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainInternational students performing at the International Fair.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe 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.A typical student dorm roomMilitary parade through Standish ParkStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryTKE parade floatBeanie crawlKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiMilton 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." Five Knox football team membersCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Women of the Class of 1962Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Freshman orientation testsThree different Knox sealsEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Knox battalion on Willard FieldWomen in a suite, Class of 1980A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Old Main in winterFootball cheerleadersMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBarracks south of the gymCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox basketball teamAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Cadet BandA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Two men walking towards Alumni HallCrosses 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.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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxProfessor 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 walking toward Old Main
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