Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.

Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.

1918

Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Old Main in winterWhiting Hall bowling alleyThe 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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.The Carnival of ClubsStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.SquirrelFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.George Davis Hall under construction.Pi Phi cookie shineStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox Regatta spectatorsInternational studentStudents coming from Beecher ChapelCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Seymour Library study tableKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionCoed Knox rifle teamKnox College women's rifle teamMuddy student on Flunk DayWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Presentation 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.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HousePaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox College women's archeryStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventA 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 College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox College Women's basketballPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsA typical student dorm roomCadet BandCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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 women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox College women’s golf  teamActors 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 Hall north entranceInternational students performing at the International Fair.Veritas 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." 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.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. Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumStudents 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.Beanie crawlWomen of the Class of 1962Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumWomen walking toward Old MainFreshman orientation testsDance students practicing in Memorial GymPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox basketball conference championsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealVice 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"Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.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.Men's soccer action shotKnox College mailboxesStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox basketball teamStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox College ObservatoryStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Knox women's volleyballWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Biology lab, George Davis HallOld Main in a lightning stormKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryBeta Theta Pi menKnox 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.Knox battalion on Willard FieldWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Commencement processional through Standish ParkPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox cheerleaders"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowLadies at a Green Oaks camp outBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Football cheerleadersOld Main in winterEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentChemistry lab, George Davis HallStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxPlanting trees at Green OaksAlumni Hall TheaterElection Day protestFlunk Day paradeStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents in front of Alumni HallTKE parade floatProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Post Hall lobbyDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox womenTwo men walking towards Alumni HallGizmo patio ice skating rinkMembers 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.  Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox men walking on campusBaseball teamA 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.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesChemistry lab in Science Math CenterMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Music faculty and studentsThree different Knox sealsDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Women's field hockeyClass 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.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiTKE fraternity partyMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox Regatta winning teamSiwash football graphicClara 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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Laboratory, George Davis HallFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansBlack WeekThe 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. 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. Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameFounder's Day tea in elegant dressThe 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.Arial view of campusWomen’s debate teamFive Knox football team membersTri-Delta womenKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Class of 1939 reunion pictureLibrary circulation deskEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeInterior of the Knox College barracksTennis courtsStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students working in the mail roomWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.View of Seymour Library in the winterAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Post Hall dorm roomStudents 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.Dance in Post Hall lobbyThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Beta Theta Pi menProfessor 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.May Day CelebrationStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Barracks south of the gymProfessor 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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Women's  gym class wand workDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.The Old Jail with original covered porchBiology lab in George Davis HallMilitary parade through Standish ParkWoman dancing on field"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."Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox RegattaThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementThe 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 GymnasiumClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldLombard bell tower in the spring timePresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballFlunk Day pie in the face
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