TKE fraternity party

TKE fraternity party

1940s

Women's field hockeyAlumni Hall TheaterMusic faculty and studentsMuddy students on Flunk DayPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsOld Main in winterA 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.Academic procession through Standish ParkFounder's Day tea in elegant dressGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsWoman dancing on fieldStudents working in the mail roomGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox College Women's basketballStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.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.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainInterior of the Knox College barracksFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymTKE fraternity partyStudents playing on Flunk DayStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Women in a suite, Class of 1980Seymour Library study tableKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Veritas sealResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Biology lab in George Davis HallFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox basketball 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.Knox Regatta spectatorsTri-Delta womenKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentVice 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.Knox College GymnasiumStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameParade down Main St. at SeminaryEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardLadies at a Green Oaks camp outDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox basketball conference championsPlanting trees at Green OaksGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Coed Knox rifle teamProfessor 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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionThe 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.May Day CelebrationFlunk Day paradeMembers 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. Knox College Observatory"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."Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisDance in Post Hall lobbyKnox College mailboxesActors 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.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Barracks south of the gymMilitary parade through Standish ParkBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainPost Hall lobbyFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesBeta Theta Pi menKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Baseball teamLaboratory, George Davis HallKnox Regatta winning teamSeymour Hall north entranceThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.The Old Jail with original covered porchPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.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 walking toward Old MainStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Three different Knox sealsWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Women's  gym class wand workKnox battalion on Willard FieldKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionRootabaga 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. Milton 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." Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumThe 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.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundA 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.Biology lab, George Davis HallPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Old Main in winterGizmo patio ice skating rinkDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.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.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxArial view of campusLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Old Main in a lightning stormHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Beta Theta Pi menChemistry lab, George Davis HallSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox men walking on campusA typical student dorm roomCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventWhiting Hall bowling alleyPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Freshman orientation testsStudents in front of Alumni HallLombard bell tower in the spring timeStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeTennis courtsA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Beanie crawlA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox womenWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Black WeekSquirrelStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.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.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Five Knox football team membersActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionLibrary circulation deskStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealKnox RegattaWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryProfessor 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.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryInternational students performing at the International Fair.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox cheerleadersPost Hall dorm roomCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchPresentation 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.Women of the Class of 1962Knox women's volleyballMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox College women's rifle teamFlunk Day pie in the faceElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesMen's soccer action shotClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents coming from Beecher ChapelMembers 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.  "Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.White Sox game played at Willard Field.The Carnival of ClubsWomen’s debate teamCadet BandFootball cheerleadersPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainView of Seymour Library in the winterClass of 1939 reunion pictureTKE parade floatWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumThe 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).Election Day protestPi Phi cookie shineThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateInternational studentKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox College women's archeryKnox College women’s golf  teamStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Siwash football graphicTwo men walking towards Alumni Hall
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