Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois

Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois

1965

Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.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 students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Barracks south of the gymDance in Post Hall lobbyClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchSeymour Library study tableKnox College ObservatoryStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox College GymnasiumThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Veritas sealBeta Theta Pi menOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Laboratory, George Davis HallClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesCrosses 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.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterA typical student dorm roomBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Five Knox football team membersWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumTennis courtsKnox College mailboxesAcademic procession through Standish ParkActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Biology lab in George Davis HallMen's soccer action shotHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Male cheerleaders at HomecomingStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.The Carnival of ClubsMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Old Main in winterKnox womenFounder's Day tea in elegant dressThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Military parade through Standish ParkClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Whiting Hall bowling alleyWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Black WeekStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightLibrary circulation deskThe 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).Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxFootball cheerleadersStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungePuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, 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.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseArial view of campusVice 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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiStudents coming from Beecher ChapelProfessor 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.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Election Day protestEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWomen’s debate teamFreshman orientation testsKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Muddy student on Flunk DayMay Day CelebrationJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateWomen's  gym class wand workTri-Delta womenPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Students playing on Flunk DayFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsTKE fraternity partyKnox RegattaKnox Regatta spectatorsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox Regatta winning teamInternational studentGeorge Davis Hall under construction.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.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealCommencement processional through Standish ParkFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Post Hall dorm roomDance students practicing in Memorial GymPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Coed Knox rifle teamKnox College women's archeryProfessor 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 Women's basketballStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox women's volleyballGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.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.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outSquirrelKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryWoman dancing on fieldPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Two men walking towards Alumni HallKnox men walking on campusMilton 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." Students working in the mail roomAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksParade down Main St. at SeminaryClass 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.A 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.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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Biology lab, George Davis HallBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox cheerleadersTKE parade floatKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students in front of Alumni HallStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox College women’s golf  teamKnox College women's rifle teamThe Old Jail with original covered porchPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundCadet BandSiwash football graphicRootabaga 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. The 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 Cadets lined up in front of Old MainCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox basketball conference championsClass of 1939 reunion pictureThe 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.View of Seymour Library in the winterKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Planting trees at Green OaksInterior of the Knox College barracksOld Main in a lightning stormBaseball teamMusic faculty and studentsFlunk Day paradeClara 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.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.  "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."A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.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.Post Hall lobbyPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox battalion on Willard FieldKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Women's field hockeyAlumni Hall TheaterMuddy students on Flunk DayInternational students performing at the International Fair.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.Pi Phi cookie shineStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallThree different Knox sealsResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomWomen of the Class of 1962Old Main in winterBeta Theta Pi menFlunk Day pie in the facePainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsSeymour Hall north entranceThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementBeanie crawlWomen walking toward Old MainMembers 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. Gizmo patio ice skating rinkClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox basketball team
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