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[Many wagons on a market day in Killeen]
Killeen on a market day, c. 1890s. Dozens of men and their wagons face towards the photographer. The perspective is looking west along the railroad tracks, with the stockyards at the center. Featured businesses are Campbell & Sons Lumber, Hardware, Buggies, Wagons; Studebaker; Campbell - Root Lumber sheds, and Wendland's Produce.
Killeen Hotel
Photograph of the Killeen Hotel, a two story building with upper and lower porches, three chimneys, some out buildings, and a windmill. Four of five people are seated on the lower porch. Text on photo reads, "Killeen Hotel -- photo taken approx. 1895-1900..... located on northwest corner of Avenue D and 8th Street...built in late 1880s or early 1890s...after Camp Hood came. hotel was moved to street south of railroad tracks, to make room for another building at D and 8th"
Okalla School class, turn of the century
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.
Tom and Mary Sikes and their Daughter
Tom and Mary Sikes and their grown daughter Vera Price in the early 1900's. Mary is wearing a long fur coat and Tom is wearing a hat.
[Avenue D School, about 1905]
The Avenue D School, abut 1905, the building was enlarged in 1909.
Cotton year in Killeen, Texas
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.
[Dr. Spivey and others in a car]
Five gentleman in a car; Dr. Spivey (driving); Back seat: Robert Callahan; Charlie Hairston; Horace Law. Featured in the background are Horace Law's Barber Shop, and Cox's Studio.
[Four Boys]
Photograph of four boys, three wear hats and they all have ties. The two in front are seated in wicker furniture and wear knickers. Text on the photo reads,"Seated-Graydon Cole and Claude Gilmer Standing L-R: "Chic" Pennington and Todd Patton 1905-1910".
[Fourth Grade Students, Killeen Public School, 1905]
Fourth Grade Students, Killeen Public School.
Killeen Public School
An unidentified class from the Killeen Public School
Killeen School, 1905
Students of the Killeen School around 1905.
[Three Women and a Young Child]
Photograph of three woman and a child. Text on the photo reads, "Mama Cole, Granny Maples, Ophelia Rancier and Faye (Marrs) 1907".
[The Boyd family in 1908]
"In the Fall of 1908, the Boyd family posed along with their wagon, drawn by five horses, on the family's farm. The Boyd home, in the background (at right) is still standing on what is known as "the old Drake place."
[First National Bank of Killeen, 1909]
First National Bank of Killeen at its 3rd location. L to R: Will Rancier, President, Sam Rancier Cashier, Virgil Stallworth, Bookkeeper.
View from Trimmer Road Looking North
Photograph of a road leading to a town with barbed wire and fence posts on either side. A horses head is in the foreground. text on the photo reads, "View from Trimmer road looking North circa 1910".
Gray Street in 1915
Photograph of Gray Street in downtown Killeen, Texas in 1915. Businesses line the street.
View West on Ave. D St.
Ave. D Street in downtown Killeen, Texas around 1915. Horse and carriage stand in the foreground.
[Killeen High School Burning in 1922]
The Killeen High School burning in 1923. A crowd of people are observing and smoke is rising from the building.
[Killeen High School, 1921]
Killeen High School, 1923.
[Ruins of Old Killeen School after Fire]
The Old Killeen school after the 1923 fire.
[Killeen High School Baseball Squad, 1929]
The Killeen High School baseball team of 1929. Top row, left to right, Jack Haire, Troy Cox, Doyle Riley, M.B. Parmer, Bert Bass, Thurman Jean, Otha Lee "Slim" Brown, J.R. Burton. Front row, left to right: Dick Bass, Woodrow Young, Clyde "Hap" Jean, Coach Walter Moss, George Rodgers, John Jones, Rueben Besaley, Robert Wright.
Donward, D.S. Jr. "Big Boy", and Maxine Elmore
Donward Elmore, D.S. Jr. "Big Boy"Elmore, Maxine Elmore
Maple School
A class photo from the Maple School, students with three teachers.
Saturday Afternoon Street Scene in Killeen, early 1940's
A street scene from Killeen in the 1940s. Featured prominently is the Norman Brothers store.
Camp Hood School
Some girls playing softball.
Main Gate, Fort Hood
The main gate at Fort Hood. "Visitors and unregistered vehicles park in parking lot to obtain pass and/or decals."
Elementary Football Team, Fort Hood School, 1950
Elementary Football Team, Fort Hood School, 1950. First row L to R: Irvin Goode, Don Armstrong, Clark Roberts, Bucky Dyer, James Gross, M.F. Hardin; Second row L to R: Coach Lockhart, Clark Chandler, Tommy Vance, Lamar Davis, Jerel Love, Jimmy Crosby James Putzier, Joe Gilbreath, Luther Austin; third row L to R: Walter Schneider, Lloyd Jolly, Don Messner, Jimmy Watts, Gene McMahan, Hilton Watts, Jere Durham, Paul Burpo.
Fort Hood High School, 1952 Senior Class
Senior Class, 1952, Fort Hood High School. First row, L to R: Miriam Klien, M.W. Grant, Jr., Edna Ruth Griffin, Donna Smith, Tom Thornton, Adelbert Bartek; second row, L to R: Harry Webster, Jerry Jennings, Jimmy Harding, Charles Jeffrey, Albert Bartek, Valine Butler, Betsy Frese; Third Row L to R: James White, Pat White, Bob Blaustien, Bill Rowe, Quinton Sanders, Bonnie Spaulding.
Elvis Presley photograph
Portrait-style photograph of singer Elvis Presley wearing a cap that is believed to be Harley Davidson Motorcycle hat called a "Lite Weight Cap."
Killeen City Police Department
Killeen police standing outside of the a building with a "welcome" banner, possibly City Hall. The chief of police and thirteen policemen are picture in this photograph taken in 1956.
[Photograph of Killeen Flood of 1957]
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."
[Central Texas College]
Aerial view of Central Texas College prior to the construction of the new, multi-lane Highway 190. The bell tower and duck pond are visible near the front center of the photo, where a U-shaped drive is clearly seen. In addition to the campus buildings and automobiles in the photograph, a large area of mostly flat, barren land is visible along with a few hills. The The college opened September 19, 1967.
Killeen City Jail
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.
Leo Buckley Stadium, Killeen High School
No Description Available.
Mayflower Moving & Storage, Nolanville, Texas
View of exterior of Mayflower Moving & Storage on Hwy. 190, between Harker Heights and Nolanville. Cars can be seen in the parking lot, and the business's sign is visible to the left. Two open loading docks can be seen, one with a wooden container in it.
Gathering at Killeen Community Center
Gathering of people at the Killeen Community Center, probably in the room to the west side of the gymnasium. Children and adults are clearly visible. Flags are mounted to the wall. May be the dedication ceremony of the Community Center.
[Dedication Ceremony at the Killeen City Library]
A dedication ceremony at the Killeen City Library.
[Dedication Ceremony at the Killeen City Library]
A dedication ceremony at the Killeen City Library
[Dedication Ceremony at the Killeen City Library, view from the Library]
A dedication ceremony at the Killeen City Library.
Dedication of Killeen Public Library
Color photo of the dedication of the Killeen Public Library in 1966. A crowd of people attend the event.
Fitzpatrick Homestead
Older woman standing in front of the Fitzpatrick homestead in 1967. The house is surrounded by trees and has a United States flag flying in front of it.
United States Post Office in Killeen, Texas
Photograph of the new United States Post Office in Killeen, Texas in 1968. In front of the building is a parking lot and a flagpole.
[Planting shrubs at the local post office]
People are planting shrubs in front of the Killeen Post Office for zip code 76541.
[Aerial view of Bell County]
An aerial view of Bell County.
[Aerial view of Bell County]
Aerial view of Bell County near Killeen, Texas.
[Aerial view of Central Texas College]
An aerial view of Texas Central College in Killeen. Also pictured is the new Highway 190.
[Aerial view of Highway 190 in Killeen]
Aerial view of Highway 190 in Killeen, Texas.
[Aerial view of Killeen]
An aerial view of Killeen, Texas.
[Aerial view of Killeen]
An aerial view of Bell County.
[Aerial view of Killeen]
An aerial view of Killeen, Texas.