Parade down Main St. at Seminary

Parade down Main St. at Seminary

1922

The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Students coming from Beecher ChapelAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Academic procession through Standish ParkA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Interior of the Knox College barracksStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Women walking toward Old MainInternational students performing at the International Fair.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponMale cheerleaders at HomecomingWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox College Women's basketballKnox College women's rifle teamActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.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.TKE parade floatFounder's Day tea in elegant dressMembers 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 Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundCommencement processional through Standish ParkClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldBlack WeekVice 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 gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryKnox Regatta winning teamStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightSiwash football graphicArial view of campusKnox men walking on campusStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.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.Beta Theta Pi menKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryLombard bell tower in the spring timeThe 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.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryThe 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumWomen's field hockeyMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Muddy students on Flunk DaySenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryBarracks south of the gymKnox womenProfessor 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.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Beanie crawlKnox RegattaWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.The Old Jail with original covered porchOld Main in winterThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. 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.Knox cheerleadersKnox Regatta spectatorsThe 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).Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Whiting Hall bowling alleyProfessor 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.Post Hall dorm roomSquirrelStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."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.Freshman orientation testsLaboratory, George Davis HallGizmo patio ice skating rinkPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Baseball teamStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Women of the Class of 1962Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Flunk Day pie in the faceStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.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.Biology lab in George Davis HallA 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.Knox College ObservatoryKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealKnox basketball teamWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Veritas sealGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents working in the mail roomStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsFlunk Day paradeKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Men's soccer action shotFive Knox football team membersCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox basketball conference championsBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionStudents 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.Old Main in winterWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumTennis courtsSeymour Hall north entranceClara 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.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansPlanting trees at Green OaksEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.TKE fraternity partyPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsStudents in front of Alumni HallMembers 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. Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox College GymnasiumCoed Knox rifle teamAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksBeta Theta Pi menWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.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.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionTri-Delta womenDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Election Day protestKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainStudents playing on Flunk DayStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsChemistry lab, George Davis HallProfessor 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.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Post Hall lobbyWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterMusic faculty and studentsMay Day CelebrationLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.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.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventPi Phi cookie shineDance in Post Hall lobbyMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Alumni Hall TheaterStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Seymour Library study tableKnox College women's archeryLadies at a Green Oaks camp outKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Women’s debate teamElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesA typical student dorm roomDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomInternational studentNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox College mailboxesWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainMilitary parade through Standish ParkKnox College women’s golf  teamThe Carnival of ClubsThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Library circulation desk"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."Football cheerleadersOld Main in a lightning stormJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateMuddy student on Flunk DayStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallParade down Main St. at SeminaryJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox battalion on Willard FieldFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox women's volleyballMilton 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." Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchRootabaga 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. Two men walking towards Alumni HallThree different Knox sealsClass of 1939 reunion pictureWoman dancing on fieldCadet BandKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Women's  gym class wand workView of Seymour Library in the winterFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall window
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