Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

Date: c. 1905 - 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph, taken 1905 or 1906, depicts cotton loaded on a railroad car. A group of men stand atop the bales and alongside on a platform; men sit in two horse-drawn drays next to the pile of bales. The caption for the photograph reads: Loading bales of cotton on flat cars at Santa Fe Station in a bumper cotton year. Two-wheeled drays (left) hauled bales from cotton yard located in the 400 block of Avenue D.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Killeen Community Center, interior view

Killeen Community Center, interior view

Date: c. 1975
Creator: unknown
Description: Interior view of the Killeen Community Center built in the 1960's. The building is located at the intersection of W. S. Young Blvd. and Veterans' Memorial Blvd. (Business Hwy. 190), near Nolan Creek.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Killeen Municipal Airport

Killeen Municipal Airport

Date: c. 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Killeen Municipal Airport building during construction. The airport was located between FM 2410 and Business Hwy. 190 on the east side of Killeen until the new airport opened in August 2004.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Construction of the Killeen Community Center

Construction of the Killeen Community Center

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Killeen Community Center, located on the NE corner of Business 190 and W. S. Young, under construction. The photograph shows the front (south side) of the building, with scaffolding against the south wall of the gymnasium as its walls are in progress. The building was opened March 1974.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Killeen High School automotive class

Killeen High School automotive class

Date: c. 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: Male students watch as a teacher instructs them in automotive body work on a station wagon. Part of a Volkswagen Beetle is visible on the left side of the photo.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Dolph Briscoe political rally

Dolph Briscoe political rally

Date: 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Texas governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr., giving a speech at a banquet held in the Killeen Community Center in 1974. A banner behind the podium reads "Opportunities Galore in '74."
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Killeen, Texas, aerial view

Killeen, Texas, aerial view

Date: May 1973
Creator: DeBolt, Bob
Description: Aerial view of the city of Killeen, Texas, taken in May 1973. Dirt work for a major new road is clearly visible on the right side of the photo.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Killeen City Jail

Killeen City Jail

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during the early 1960's depicts the Killeen City Jail. B. W. "Buster" Adams, Chief of Police, appears in the center of the picture. To the left is Don Cannon and to the right is Leon Phillips. The police department, city hall and the jail were located on the NW corner of Gray Street and Avenue D until 1965.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Okalla School class, turn of the century

Okalla School class, turn of the century

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Taken around 1900, this photograph shows 45-50 people sitting on a rocky patch of ground. People in the photograph range appear to range in age from approximately age 6 to age 45.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
Killeen Municipal Airport

Killeen Municipal Airport

Date: 1975~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Killeen Municipal Airport terminal building, ca. 1975.
Contributing Partner: Killeen City Library System
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