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Killeen Hotel

Description: 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"
Date: 1895 - 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Women and a Young Child]

Description: Photograph of three woman and a child. Text on the photo reads, "Mama Cole, Granny Maples, Ophelia Rancier and Faye (Marrs) 1907".
Date: 1907
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald
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

View West on Ave. D St.

Description: Ave. D Street in downtown Killeen, Texas around 1915. Horse and carriage stand in the foreground.
Date: 1915~
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald
Item Type: Photograph

[Killeen High School Baseball Squad, 1929]

Description: 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.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph

Elementary Football Team, Fort Hood School, 1950

Description: 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.
Date: December 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Fort Hood High School, 1952 Senior Class

Description: 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.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph

Elvis Presley photograph

Description: Portrait-style photograph of singer Elvis Presley wearing a cap that is believed to be Harley Davidson Motorcycle hat called a "Lite Weight Cap."
Date: 1956~
Item Type: Photograph

Killeen City Police Department

Description: 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.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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~
Item Type: Photograph

Gathering at Killeen Community Center

Description: 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.
Date: 1965~
Item Type: Photograph