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Freshman orientation testsTwo men walking towards Alumni HallClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Class of 1939 reunion pictureStudents 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.International studentStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Students coming from Beecher ChapelStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Old Main in winterBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumInternational students performing at the International Fair.Arial view of campusKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealThe 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.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Beanie crawlElection Day protestDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlA typical student dorm roomCrosses 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 students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.George Davis Hall under construction.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox College Women's basketballClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.TKE fraternity partyGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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."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."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.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox battalion on Willard FieldSiwash football graphicMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.TKE parade floatThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Parade down Main St. at SeminaryGizmo patio ice skating rinkJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryDance in Post Hall lobbyWomen of the Class of 1962Football cheerleadersKnox College GymnasiumCommencement processional through Standish ParkStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.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.Women walking toward Old MainStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsSeymour Hall north entranceGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateCoed Knox rifle teamKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Flunk Day paradeDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox basketball conference championsOld Main in winterMen's soccer action shotMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox College ObservatoryProfessor 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.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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.Women's  gym class wand workLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesFive Knox football team membersWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionSquirrelClara 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 winning teamAlumni Hall TheaterBiology lab, George Davis HallMale cheerleaders at HomecomingStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightKnox Regatta spectatorsROTC cadets with an automatic weaponPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentA 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.Laboratory, George Davis HallPlanting trees at Green OaksWomen’s debate teamKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Lombard bell tower in the spring timePuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionFlunk Day pie in the faceKnox College women's archeryFounder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Women's field hockeyAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksMembers 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. 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.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox College women's rifle teamCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"May Day CelebrationCadet BandFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMuddy student on Flunk DayLibrary circulation deskBaseball teamWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsTennis courtsWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingPost Hall lobbyNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox women's volleyballJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementSeymour Library study tableWoman dancing on fieldKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox womenKnox men walking on campusTri-Delta womenMilitary parade through Standish ParkRootabaga 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. Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymThe Old Jail with original covered porchStudents in front of Alumni HallThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox College mailboxesWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumPost Hall dorm roomBlack WeekCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventWhiting Hall bowling alleyClass 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.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Members 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.  Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesView of Seymour Library in the winterWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushPresident 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.Barracks south of the gymOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardInterior of the Knox College barracksMilton 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." Women in a suite, Class of 1980Knox RegattaStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainVeritas sealThe 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).Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilChemistry lab, George Davis HallThe 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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Biology lab in George Davis HallWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxPi Phi cookie shineStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Muddy students on Flunk DayAcademic procession through Standish ParkBeta Theta Pi menKnox basketball team"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowMusic faculty and studentsKnox College women’s golf  teamStudents 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.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Presentation 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 ClubsOld Main in a lightning stormStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.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.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterStudents working in the mail roomDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionThree different Knox sealsProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox cheerleaders
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