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Knox College Women's basketballPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressMilton 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." Military parade through Standish ParkFlunk Day pie in the faceTKE fraternity partyElection Day protestPresentation 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.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.May Day CelebrationFootball cheerleadersBiology lab in George Davis HallThe Carnival of ClubsResidents 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"Knox College women’s golf  teamThe 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.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardFreshman orientation testsWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionProfessor 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.A typical student dorm roomKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Interior of the Knox College barracksKnox basketball teamA 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.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkMale cheerleaders at HomecomingThe 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.SquirrelSeymour Hall north entranceThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Coed Knox rifle teamWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox College women's 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.Knox RegattaKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Knox College women's archeryWomen's field hockeyVice 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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Knox College mailboxesMen's soccer action shotStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Library circulation deskStudents 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.Two men walking towards Alumni HallInternational students performing at the International Fair.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.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.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Whiting Hall bowling alleyStudents 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 Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Knox College tie with pattern using the college sealGeorge Davis Hall under construction.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.Music faculty and studentsGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Knox womenKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryStudents playing on Flunk DayMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Lombard bell tower in the spring time"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowBlack WeekFlunk Day paradeAlumni Hall TheaterCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventKnox battalion on Willard FieldROTC cadets with an automatic weaponSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationDance in Post Hall lobbyLaboratory, George Davis HallJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.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.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Class of 1939 reunion picturePost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Knox College ObservatoryWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Three different Knox sealsOld Main in a lightning stormLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Members 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.  Dance students practicing in Memorial GymLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryCrosses 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, 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.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox College GymnasiumWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.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. WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWomen's  gym class wand workThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.The 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).Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox women's volleyballStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Women in a suite, Class of 1980Students in front of Alumni HallJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballAcademic procession through Standish ParkKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Baseball teamBarracks south of the gymStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMuddy student on Flunk DayKnox Regatta winning teamWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameBeta Theta Pi menKnox men walking on campusTKE parade floatAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksArial view of campusGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsProfessor 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.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Old Main in winterKnox cheerleadersJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentVeritas sealCadet BandStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionA 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Muddy students on Flunk DayGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchKnox Regatta spectatorsChemistry lab, George Davis HallClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainView of Seymour Library in the winterWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Old Main in winterFive Knox football team membersMembers 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. Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox basketball conference champions"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."Planting trees at Green OaksCommencement processional through Standish ParkClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Pi Phi cookie shineChemistry lab in Science Math CenterInternational studentStudents working in the mail roomPost Hall dorm roomWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Seymour Library study tableKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseBeanie crawlBeta Theta Pi menPost Hall lobbyTennis courtsDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudents coming from Beecher ChapelWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Tri-Delta womenWomen’s debate teamWomen of the Class of 1962Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Siwash football graphicWomen walking toward Old MainPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.The Old Jail with original covered porchWoman dancing on fieldStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game.
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