The Carnival of Clubs

The Carnival of Clubs


Women’s debate teamWomen's  gym class wand workBiology lab in 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.Knox Regatta spectatorsPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students 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.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Old Main in winterThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox cheerleadersStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Commencement processional through Standish ParkInterior of the Knox College barracksBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Pi Phi cookie shineMusic faculty and studentsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainMembers 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.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumPlanting trees at Green OaksMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox RegattaKnox College mailboxesWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlClass 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's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Tri-Delta womenMilitary parade through Standish ParkLadies at a Green Oaks camp outDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox College Women's basketballThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsStudents in front of Alumni HallKnox basketball teamWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingBeta Theta Pi menWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox College women's archeryGizmo patio ice skating rinkArial view of campusKnox battalion on Willard FieldKnox basketball conference championsDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Knox College Observatory"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchMuddy students on Flunk DayStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Flunk Day paradeKnox Regatta winning teamActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.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.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.Black WeekInternational studentMen's soccer action shotWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.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. Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesActors 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.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWomen of the Class of 1962Muddy student on Flunk DayMembers 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.  Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationMale cheerleaders at HomecomingStudents 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.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightTKE fraternity partyOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudents playing on Flunk DayKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiDance in Post Hall lobbyThe 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.Post Hall lobbyClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldMay Day CelebrationCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Seymour Hall north entranceBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Woman dancing on fieldStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox womenProfessor 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.Knox College GymnasiumGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeView of Seymour Library in the winterWomen's field hockeyWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesThe 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.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisKnox 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."Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox College women's rifle teamWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilOld Main in a lightning stormTennis courtsStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox men walking on campusInternational students performing at the International Fair.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsPost Hall dorm roomGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Students coming from Beecher ChapelCoed Knox rifle teamElection Day protestLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterMilton 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." Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Two men walking towards Alumni HallAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentBarracks south of the gymMembers 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. 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.The Old Jail with original covered porchStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallBeta Theta Pi menResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Old Main in winterThree different Knox sealsFounder's Day tea in elegant dressFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallStudents working in the mail roomProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushAlumni Hall TheaterPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.SquirrelClass of 1939 reunion pictureStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Seymour Library study tableKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Siwash football graphicEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Football cheerleadersKnox women's volleyballA 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.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Flunk Day pie in the faceKnox College women’s golf  teamFreshman orientation testsA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.The 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).Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryVeritas sealNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponFive Knox football team membersKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.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.Baseball teamKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70A 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.Cadet BandLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Beanie crawlCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Library circulation deskPresentation 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 Carnival of ClubsHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryLaboratory, George Davis HallClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Biology lab, George Davis HallProfessor 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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.TKE parade floatA typical student dorm roomWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Women walking toward Old MainWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Whiting Hall bowling alley
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