Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old Main

Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old Main

circa 1885-1887

Flunk Day pie in the faceA 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.Library circulation deskResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingClass of 1939 reunion pictureJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMuddy students on Flunk DayWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumOld Main in winterDance in Post Hall lobbyGizmo patio ice skating rinkThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Knox cheerleadersArial view of campusBeta Theta Pi menKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox College women's rifle teamSeymour Hall north entranceThe Carnival of ClubsRootabaga 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. Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Lombard 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.Planting trees at Green OaksTri-Delta womenInternational studentClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Women’s debate teamView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox College Women's basketball"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 campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox Regatta winning teamPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, 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).Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Alumni Hall TheaterMay Day CelebrationStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeThe 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.Siwash football graphicStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxKnox College ObservatoryFreshman orientation testsGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outCoed Knox rifle teamPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Knox womenLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.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.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. Football cheerleadersKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Muddy student on Flunk DayCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.TKE parade floatActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women of the Class of 1962Pi Phi cookie shineTennis courtsWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlDance students practicing in Memorial GymClass 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.Biology lab, George Davis HallKnox women's volleyballElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Old Main in a lightning stormFive Knox football team membersWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Knox basketball teamWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushWoman dancing on fieldStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Academic procession through Standish ParkMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryVice 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 women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.International students performing at the International Fair.Barracks south of the gymWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardChemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox men walking on campusStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial Gymnasium"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Knox College mailboxesStudents coming from Beecher ChapelBeanie crawlWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballSquirrelStudents playing on Flunk DayA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Knox basketball conference championsStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksProfessor 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.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.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWhiting Hall bowling alleyMale cheerleaders at HomecomingEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Women golfers drinking pop on the course.The Old Jail with original covered porchStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox College GymnasiumKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentInterior of the Knox College barracksOld Main in winterMusic faculty and studentsWomen walking toward Old MainParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox Regatta spectatorsGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.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." Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.Seymour Library study tableBiology lab in George Davis HallTwo men walking towards Alumni HallClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesA typical student dorm roomKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.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.Post Hall dorm roomPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Baseball teamThree different Knox sealsStudents 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.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Election Day protestClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansLaboratory, George Davis HallCadet BandStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox RegattaDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.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.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryWomen's  gym class wand workBlack WeekTKE fraternity partyKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsActors 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.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationMembers 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 College women’s golf  teamFlunk Day paradeA 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.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents 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.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseMen's soccer action shotPost Hall lobbyStudents in front of Alumni HallMilitary parade through Standish ParkCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox College women's archeryVeritas sealWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilCommencement processional through Standish ParkClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldGeorge Davis Hall under construction.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox battalion on Willard FieldStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Beta Theta Pi menStudents working in the mail roomWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementWomen's field hockey
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