Laboratory, George Davis Hall

Laboratory, George Davis Hall

1927

Three different Knox sealsMilton 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 plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.International students performing at the International Fair.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outKnox battalion on Willard FieldPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsBlack WeekPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationFootball cheerleadersKnox College Women's basketballSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."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.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Siwash football graphicKnox Regatta winning teamPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Women's  gym class wand workFreshman orientation testsCoed Knox rifle teamEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionPost Hall lobbyStudents 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.Women's field hockeyPost Hall dorm roomThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Tri-Delta womenPresentation 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.President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Veritas sealPlanting trees at Green OaksNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameProfessor 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.TKE fraternity partyBarracks south of the gymBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Knox women's volleyballProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionMembers 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. Woman dancing on fieldThe 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.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym."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."Women in a suite, Class of 1980Actors 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.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsMay Day CelebrationClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldFlunk Day pie in the faceKnox cheerleadersChemistry lab, George Davis HallAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksWomen’s debate teamStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeSquirrelGizmo patio ice skating rinkKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.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.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Women walking toward Old MainTennis courtsElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Interior of the Knox College barracksStudents in front of Alumni HallGroup in Seymour Union's Skylight roomAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Students working in the mail roomCrosses 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.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingOld Main in winterBaseball teamStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Military parade through Standish ParkStudents coming from Beecher ChapelMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox RegattaA typical student dorm roomSeymour Library study tableThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWhiting Hall bowling alleyCommencement processional through Standish ParkThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox College women’s golf  teamWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox College mailboxesThe 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).Music faculty and studentsProfessor 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 College tie with pattern using the college sealA 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.Dance in Post Hall lobby"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowBeanie crawlVice 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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Knox College GymnasiumCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox Regatta spectatorsStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Muddy student on Flunk DayArial view of campusCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Cadet BandWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainParade down Main St. at SeminaryMen's soccer action shotClass of 1939 reunion pictureKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumBiology lab, George Davis HallGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.View of Seymour Library in the winterElection Day protestPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985The Hearth, Alumni Hall basementLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox basketball conference championsOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Knox College women's rifle teamMuddy students on Flunk DayStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Academic procession through Standish ParkWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women golfers drinking pop on the course.TKE parade floatKnox College women's archeryA 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.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox men walking on campusBeta Theta Pi menThe Old Jail with original covered porchThe Carnival of ClubsAlumni Hall TheaterWomen of the Class of 1962Flunk Day paradeJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateLaboratory, George Davis HallFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallThe 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.Old Main in winterSeymour Hall north entranceKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterFounder's Day tea in elegant dressThe 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.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.International studentROTC cadets with an automatic weaponKnox basketball teamClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchLibrary circulation deskStudents playing on Flunk DayBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Two men walking towards Alumni HallRootabaga 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. Ladies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.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.  Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainPi Phi cookie shineBeta Theta Pi menMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxBiology lab in George Davis HallActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College ObservatoryWomen in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Knox womenClass 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.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Old Main in a lightning stormFive Knox football team members
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