[Photograph of Killeen Flood of 1957]

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Photograph of the Killeen flood of 1957. The wheels of several cars are underwater. "Killeen Flood - A deadly flood which hit Killeen in 1957 cost the lives of three persons. This view of downtown is on the south side of Avenue D between 2nd Street and College Street, with a drainage ditch in between which overflowed into the fire station and Herald offices, at the left."

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Creator: Unknown. 1957.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Killeen City Library System to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 721 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Killeen City Library System

The Killeen City Library System serves the people of Killeen and surrounding Bell County. The institution received a Rescuing Texas History grant to digitize at-risk photographs and maps of the Killeen area, early citizens, and the library itself.

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Description

Photograph of the Killeen flood of 1957. The wheels of several cars are underwater. "Killeen Flood - A deadly flood which hit Killeen in 1957 cost the lives of three persons. This view of downtown is on the south side of Avenue D between 2nd Street and College Street, with a drainage ditch in between which overflowed into the fire station and Herald offices, at the left."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1957

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  • May 2, 2006, 3:13 p.m.

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  • May 18, 2016, 3:12 p.m.

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[Photograph of Killeen Flood of 1957], photograph, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth12944/: accessed March 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Killeen City Library System.