Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg Armory

Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg Armory

April 1, 1924

Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionMilton 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." Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsThe Carnival of ClubsLaboratory, George Davis HallOld Main in winterClass of 1939 reunion pictureCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Biology lab in George Davis HallPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Muddy student on Flunk DayGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox College women's rifle teamMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Beanie crawlClara 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.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainTennis courtsClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundBaseball teamStudents 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.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryA 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.Students coming from Beecher ChapelKnox College mailboxesResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Post Hall lobbyPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationKnox Regatta winning teamBeta Theta Pi menPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Library circulation deskHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Women's field hockeyCrosses 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.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldFreshman orientation testsCadet BandOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.TKE parade float"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox cheerleadersStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxLombard bell tower in the spring timeSeymour Library study tableMay Day CelebrationStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsMembers 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.  Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballInternational students performing at the International Fair.Music faculty and studentsStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryGizmo patio ice skating rinkCommencement processional through Standish ParkStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeChemistry lab in Science Math CenterPost Hall dorm roomCoed Knox rifle teamTri-Delta womenKnox College women's archeryMale cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.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.Seymour Hall north entranceWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightA 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.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at 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. Interior of the Knox College barracksKnox Regatta spectatorsStudents in front of Alumni HallFounder's Day tea in elegant dressWomen’s debate teamOld Main in winterKnox College ObservatoryStudents playing on Flunk DayWomen walking toward Old MainClass 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.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Biology lab, George Davis HallAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksA typical student dorm roomWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Election Day protestSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponWomen's  gym class wand workKnox College GymnasiumKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Alumni Hall TheaterTwo men walking towards Alumni HallStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox men walking on campusStudents working in the mail roomView of Seymour Library in the winterThe 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.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.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.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Chemistry lab, George Davis HallDance in Post Hall lobbyFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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.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.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox women's volleyballWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.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. Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outProfessor 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.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryTKE fraternity partyKnox basketball teamFootball cheerleadersThe 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).Flunk Day paradeBarracks south of the gymWomen of the Class of 1962Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher Bowl"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."Dance students practicing in Memorial GymWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Arial view of campusKnox College women’s golf  teamNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesFlunk Day pie in the faceWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumSquirrelA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesAcademic procession through Standish ParkBeta Theta Pi menStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Three different Knox sealsWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingThe Old Jail with original covered porchMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Woman dancing on fieldActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Whiting Hall bowling alleyMen's soccer action shotWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox womenSiwash football graphicThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventPlanting trees at Green OaksPi Phi cookie shineStudents 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.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox battalion on Willard FieldVeritas sealParade down Main St. at SeminaryStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox College Women's basketballOld Main in a lightning stormEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Five Knox football team membersStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox basketball conference championsFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Black WeekKnox RegattaMuddy students on Flunk DayVice 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.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.International studentMilitary parade through Standish ParkLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.
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