Founder's Day tea in elegant dress

Founder's Day tea in elegant dress

1945

Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.May Day CelebrationMilitary parade through Standish ParkDance students practicing in Memorial GymClass of 1939 reunion pictureDance in Post Hall lobbyWomen in a suite, Class of 1980A 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.Dandelion 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.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionClara 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.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.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.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Lombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox 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.Whiting Hall decorated for HomecomingKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiClass 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.Arial view of campusThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Knox College women’s golf  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 basketball teamRootabaga 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. Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Flunk Day paradeThe 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.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsWomen walking toward Old MainStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryPost Hall lobbyLaboratory, George Davis HallKnox women's volleyballWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.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.Knox College women's archeryKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionSquirrelChemistry lab in Science Math CenterBeanie crawlInterior of the Knox College barracksClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchAcademic procession through Standish ParkMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentSiwash football graphicStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainSeymour Hall north entrancePi Phi cookie shinePresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.George Davis Hall under construction.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlFounder's Day tea in elegant dressJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Football cheerleadersBarracks south of the gymWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Knox womenStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Commencement processional through Standish ParkWomen’s debate teamWomen's field hockeyKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Election Day protestTKE parade floatWhiting Hall bowling alleyLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Knox College mailboxesBiology lab in George Davis HallTwo men walking towards Alumni HallThe Carnival of ClubsKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealChemistry lab, George Davis HallBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Men's soccer action shotROTC cadets with an automatic weaponThe 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).President McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Students plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.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.  Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.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.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionCoed Knox rifle teamLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College ObservatoryKnox cheerleadersJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents coming from Beecher ChapelInternational students performing at the International Fair.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Ladies at a Green Oaks camp outKnox College women's rifle teamSeymour Library study tablePhi Delta Theta's playing cardsElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Knox RegattaKnox Regatta spectatorsA typical student dorm roomThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementStudents 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.Freshman orientation testsKnox battalion on Willard FieldTennis courtsThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial Gymnasium"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."WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Woman dancing on fieldNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gamePublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Four women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox College GymnasiumA 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.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.The Old Jail with original covered porchMusic faculty and studentsClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldMuddy student on Flunk DayOld Main in winterCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Biology lab, George Davis HallStudents 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.Vice 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.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilFlunk Day pie in the faceAlumni Hall TheaterLibrary circulation deskTri-Delta womenKnox College Women's basketballStudents in front of Alumni HallPlanting trees at Green OaksBeta Theta Pi menThe 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.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.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansGizmo patio ice skating rinkKnox men walking on campusOld Main in winterWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.International studentWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Muddy students on Flunk DayClasses of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesStudents playing on Flunk DayParade down Main St. at SeminaryWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumBaseball teamBeta Theta Pi menWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushTKE fraternity partyKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.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. WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainThe 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.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Knox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.View of Seymour Library in the winterWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Women of the Class of 1962Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox Regatta winning teamStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Five Knox football team membersOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Old Main in a lightning stormVeritas sealOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationKnox basketball conference championsProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Post Hall dorm roomWomen's  gym class wand workMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeThree different Knox sealsStudents working in the mail roomThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainBlack WeekMilton 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." Cadet Band
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