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[Central Texas College]

Description: 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.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Construction of the Killeen Community Center

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

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.
Date: 1905~/1906~
Partner: Killeen City Library System