The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) House

The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) House


Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox Regatta spectatorsWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushThe 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.Planting trees at Green OaksKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox cheerleadersFlunk Day pie in the faceThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox College Women's basketballKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Academic procession through Standish ParkStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College mailboxesThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Interior of the Knox College barracksMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumSeymour Hall north entranceFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Beanie crawlWhiting Hall bowling alleySeymour Library study tableKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.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.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox womenClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumFreshman orientation testsInternational students performing at the International Fair.Siwash football graphicWomen of the Class of 1962Knox battalion on Willard FieldA typical student dorm roomWoman dancing on fieldAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionWomen’s debate teamDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlLibrary circulation deskStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainLombard bell tower in the spring timePost Hall dorm roomRootabaga 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 Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryPresentation 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.Coed Knox rifle teamLaboratory, George Davis HallPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsMilitary parade through Standish ParkGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Old Main in a lightning stormProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.The Old Jail with original covered porchWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Pi Phi cookie shineChemistry lab in Science Math CenterA 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.Barracks south of the gymClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Students working in the mail roomSquirrelKnox RegattaStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Veritas sealBlack WeekWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Muddy student on Flunk DayTwo men walking towards Alumni HallTri-Delta womenTKE fraternity partyGizmo patio ice skating rinkCrosses 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.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMembers 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.  Knox College women's archeryHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"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.Five Knox football team membersDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox College women’s golf  teamMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox basketball 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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWomen's field hockeyLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Alumni Hall TheaterKnox College women's rifle teamStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The Carnival of ClubsMilton 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 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.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealDance students practicing in Memorial GymMusic faculty and studentsPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox men walking on campusA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardMay Day CelebrationThe 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).Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Students in front of Alumni HallWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Class 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.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students coming from Beecher ChapelStudents 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 playing on Flunk DayBeta Theta Pi menThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponBeta Theta Pi menClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox College GymnasiumBaseball teamKnox women's volleyballFootball cheerleadersAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingTKE parade floatKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainVice 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.Flunk Day paradeStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Muddy students on Flunk DayPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Men's soccer action shotThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Clara 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 women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundCadet BandMembers 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 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.Old Main in winterArial view of campusStudents 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.Knox basketball conference championsA 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 winterInternational studentGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsBiology lab in George Davis HallBiology lab, George Davis HallStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Class of 1939 reunion pictureThe 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.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallWomen walking toward Old MainStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Post Hall lobbyElection Day protestResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Women's  gym class wand workJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallDance in Post Hall lobbyGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryCommencement processional through Standish ParkMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox College ObservatoryDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Three different Knox seals"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."President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox Regatta winning teamStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Tennis courtsView of Seymour Library in the winterStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryLadies at a Green Oaks camp outPhi Delta Theta's playing cards
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