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This article tells the heartwarming story of Robert Midkiff and his adopted mother, the opera singer Madame Schumann-Heink.

This article in the December 1917 Knox Alumnus magazine states "That Knox College is doing its full share in all matters relating to the war goes without saying," and then goes on to describe Knox students' and faculty members' work on behalf of the…

This article in the Knox Alumnus magazine provides a list of students who had entered military training by October, 1917 - a mere six months after the United States declared war.

This article in the Knox Alumnus magazine summarizes the College's desire to implement a military training program on campus.

This article in the Knox Alumnus magazine provides information about the highest-ranked Knox alumnus then serving in the war, Lieutenant Colonel Charles D. Center.

A flurry of wartime marriages occurred between Knox students as men went overseas to serve in the war.

This section of the Knox Alumnus brings attention to the ways academic life and campus life changed during the war. Notably, fewer students studied German and more students studied French during the war, and the college raised more than its requisite…

This article describes the privileges associated with being a member of "The American University Union in Europe" that Knox men traveling abroad might take advantage of.

Dedication ceremony for the memorial honoring Knox's soldiers who served and died in World War I.

The monument honoring the memories of World War I soldiers from Knox features an American flag. Robert Sinclair's parents donated the flag to the memorial.

Bronze memorial plaque given by the Rebecca Parke Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The plaque is mounted on the east side of the World War I memorial in front of Old Main on the Knox College campus. The large star and the number…

These women were responsible for the creation of the World War I memorial on campus. Text on the back of this photograph reads, "Rebecca Parke Chapter D.A.R. unveiling of Bronze Tablet June 9, 1919. Presented to Knox. Introductions by Dr. McConaughy.…

Knox's honor roll was published in Knox College's yearbook, 'The Gale.'

Knox's yearbook, 'The Gale,' included a list of all the people enrolled in Knox College's chapter of the S.A.T.C.

Curtis Redden was a faculty member at Knox prior to joining the war effort.
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