Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivities

Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivities

1937

Knox College women's rifle teamClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumA 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 College women’s golf  teamOld Main in winterThe 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.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateVeritas sealTennis courtsStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."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.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeAcademic procession through Standish ParkStudents 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 Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Biology lab in George Davis HallClara 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's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.International studentThe 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).Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.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. Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseFootball cheerleadersWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Seymour Hall north entranceFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Gizmo patio ice skating rinkGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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.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.Old Main in a lightning stormMembers 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. Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Students working in the mail roomWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Two men walking towards Alumni HallOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainBlack WeekParade down Main St. at SeminaryA 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 students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Pi Phi cookie shineWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumMay Day CelebrationProfessor 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.Military parade through Standish ParkCoed Knox rifle teamCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox basketball conference championsThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentMen's soccer action shotResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Flunk Day paradeCadet BandPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.SquirrelKnox College ObservatoryKnox College Women's basketballKnox Regatta winning teamSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Flunk Day pie in the faceCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.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.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingTKE fraternity partyPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Laboratory, George Davis HallLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Commencement processional through Standish ParkKnox basketball teamLadies at a Green Oaks camp outElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Members 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 women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Women's field hockeyKnox men walking on campusKnox College GymnasiumJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingBarracks south of the gymBaseball teamKnox cheerleadersMilton 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." TKE parade floatDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Knox womenElection Day protestWomen walking toward Old MainBeanie crawlMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventDance in Post Hall lobbyWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationCrosses 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.Women’s debate teamInterior of the Knox College barracksSiwash football graphicSeymour Library study tableStudents in front of Alumni HallPlanting trees at Green OaksThe 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 on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Arial view of campusMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.A typical student dorm roomWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Women's  gym class wand workKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.International students performing at the International Fair.Knox RegattaWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Three different Knox sealsFounder's Day tea in elegant dressThe 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.Five Knox football team membersKnox College women's archeryFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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.View of Seymour Library in the winterDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudents coming from Beecher ChapelWoman dancing on field"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Beta Theta Pi menKnox battalion on Willard FieldWomen of the Class of 1962Whiting Hall bowling alleyOld Main in winterThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour library"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."Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Music faculty and studentsGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryBeta Theta Pi menChemistry lab in Science Math CenterThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundLibrary circulation deskKnox women's volleyballFreshman orientation testsStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealPresentation 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.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameTri-Delta womenStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Students 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 Old Jail with original covered porchMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox Regatta spectatorsClass of 1939 reunion pictureStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallThe Carnival of ClubsWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Post Hall lobbyKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Knox College mailboxesBiology lab, George Davis HallWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Alumni Hall TheaterPost Hall dorm roomLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman Fox
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