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[Many wagons on a market day in Killeen]

Description: 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.
Date: 1890~/1899~

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]

Okalla School class, turn of the century

Description: 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.
Date: 1900~

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~

[Dr. Spivey and others in a car]

Description: 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.
Date: 1905~/1910~

[Four Boys]

Description: 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".
Date: 1905~

Killeen Public School

Description: An unidentified class from the Killeen Public School
Date: 1905~
Creator: Gray's Studio

Killeen School, 1905

Description: Students of the Killeen School around 1905.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald

[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

[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

View from Trimmer Road Looking North

Description: 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".
Date: 1910~
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald

Gray Street in 1915

Description: Photograph of Gray Street in downtown Killeen, Texas in 1915. Businesses line the street.
Date: 1915

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

[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

Maple School

Description: A class photo from the Maple School, students with three teachers.
Date: 1939