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.

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.


With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushWomen walking toward Old MainStudents coming from Beecher ChapelMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Class of 1939 reunion pictureStudents playing on Flunk DayWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementKnox College Women's basketballStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.A typical student dorm roomGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox College women’s golf  teamLibrary circulation deskStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox men walking on campusClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.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.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Interior of the Knox College barracksStudents in front of Alumni 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.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.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. 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).The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallPlanting trees at Green OaksStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksCoed Knox rifle teamMilitary parade through Standish ParkGizmo patio ice skating rinkStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.International students performing at the International Fair.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsWomen of the Class of 1962Milton 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." Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisTKE fraternity partyKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Post Hall dorm roomStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Beanie crawlKnox College women's rifle teamArial view of campusKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Three different Knox sealsWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingSquirrelFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansOld Main in winterKnox Regatta spectatorsPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainLombard bell tower in the spring timeBaseball teamChemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox womenWomen's field hockeyWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumParade down Main St. at SeminaryCadet BandBiology lab, George Davis HallThe 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.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsKnox basketball teamMuddy students on Flunk DayKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.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.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower."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."Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryLadies at a Green Oaks camp outStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainMay Day CelebrationClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Beta Theta Pi menClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Women golfers drinking pop on the course.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponMen's soccer action shotCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Academic procession through Standish ParkMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumMembers 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.Knox Regatta winning teamStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Football cheerleadersWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Students 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 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 basketball conference championsPost Hall lobbyMusic faculty and studentsWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.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.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightTKE parade floatGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Students working in the mail roomWhiting Hall bowling alleyPi Phi cookie shinePuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumSiwash football graphicDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlOld Main in winterTri-Delta womenKnox College ObservatoryAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionKnox RegattaWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilWomen's  gym class wand workDance students practicing in Memorial GymProfessor 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.Flunk Day pie in the faceKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryVice 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.Tennis courtsActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainKnox women's volleyballKnox College mailboxesStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowCrosses 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentMuddy student on Flunk DayThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseAlumni Hall TheaterStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox battalion on Willard FieldBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameKnox cheerleadersStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Seymour Library study tableThe Old Jail with original covered porchLaboratory, George Davis HallCommencement processional through Standish ParkPresentation 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.Beta Theta Pi menDance in Post Hall lobbyGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.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. Woman dancing on fieldGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallThe Carnival of ClubsStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Election Day protestThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Barracks south of the gymA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Freshman orientation testsThe 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.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.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.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryFive Knox football team membersBiology lab in George Davis HallBlack WeekJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionOld Main in a lightning stormFlunk Day paradeVeritas sealKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70International studentBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxWomen’s debate teamKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionSeymour Hall north entranceClass 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.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingTwo men walking towards Alumni 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.A 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 women's archeryPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College GymnasiumBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesView of Seymour Library in the winterThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.
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