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[Photograph of Killeen Flood of 1957]

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."
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[The Boyd family in 1908]

Description: "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."
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[J. Marvin Gray]

Description: Portrait of J. Marvin Gray, respected businessman and once mayor of Killeen, Texas. c. 1960s.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Parade vehicle sponsored by Courtesy Auto Sales]

Description: A red and white convertible is in a parade; an elderly woman sits on the back behind a woven-straw horse. The side of the car says "Killeen Rodeo" and "Courtesy Auto Sales, Gray St. Ave. G." Other businesses in the background include Sales Outlet and Ace Loan Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Storm Damage]

Description: Photograph of storm damage with debris strewn everywhere. A side of building is missing, and pieces of roofing and personal effects are thrown across the ground. Men are surveying the damage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

R.A. Bigham

Description: Photograph of R.A. Bigham. Text below picture reads, " In Memoriam R.A. Bigham January 26, 1855 - June 23, 1924".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Killeen Livestock Show, 1974]

Description: Barbara Fredrick and Doc Curb at the Killeen Livestock show, March 1974. A man awards a trophy to a young woman. Livestock resale prices are: Cattle, .4250/lb.; Swine, .30/lb; Lambs, .27/lb.
Date: March 1974
Item Type: Photograph

Fitzpatrick Homestead

Description: 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.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph

Bell Haven Nursing Home

Description: Color photograph of Bell Haven Nursing Home in Killeen, Texas. There is a water tower behind the building and automobiles in the parking lot.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph