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Killeen Community Center, interior view
Interior view of the Killeen Community Center built in the 1960's. The building is located at the intersection of W. S. Young Blvd. and Veterans' Memorial Blvd. (Business Hwy. 190), near Nolan Creek.
Killeen Municipal Airport
Photograph of Killeen Municipal Airport terminal building, ca. 1975.
School projects on display at Killeen Community Center
Students display their artistic creations at the Killeen Community Center.
[Killeen Livestock Show, 1974]
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.
Dolph Briscoe political rally
Photograph of Texas governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr., giving a speech at a banquet held in the Killeen Community Center in 1974. A banner behind the podium reads "Opportunities Galore in '74."
[Killeen Live Stock Show, Blue Ribbon Winner]
The Killeen Livestock Show in 1974, features a blue ribbon winner.
Killeen, Texas, aerial view
Aerial view of the city of Killeen, Texas, taken in May 1973. Dirt work for a major new road is clearly visible on the right side of the photo.
Towne Services moving company in Killeen
Photograph of the south and east sides of the Towne Services building located on the north side of Business Hwy. 190, about 150' west of 38th St in Killeen, Texas. There are several large moving trucks parked outside of the building.
Construction of New Highway 190
Color photograph of roads and a bridge under construction for Highway 190 near Killeen, Texas.
Construction of New Highway 190 at FM 440
Aerial view of Highway 190 and FM 440 under construction near Killeen, Texas. Homes and businesses are near the intersection.
Killeen High School automotive class
Male students watch as a teacher instructs them in automotive body work on a station wagon. Part of a Volkswagen Beetle is visible on the left side of the photo.
The Northside Cinema in Killeen
The Northside Cinema in Killeen. The movies displayed on the sign are Gregory Peck in "Shoot Out", and Barbara Streisand in "The Owl and the Pussycat." The theater, located at the southwest corner of 38th St. and Rancier, closed in late 1999 and burned down a few years later.
[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.
[Aerial View of Killeen]
Aerial view of Killeen, Texas.
Automotive repair shop
An automotive repair shop bay.
[Bass Grocery]
Photograph of the Bass Grocery store in downtown Killeen. Text next to photo reads, "A Quiet Day - in the early 1930s, traffic is light in this photo looking south on 6th Street (Gray) from the Avenue C intersection. A Killeen native remembering the depression days says,'The town was just about that dead, too!' "
Bell Haven Nursing Home
Color photograph of Bell Haven Nursing Home in Killeen, Texas. There is a water tower behind the building and automobiles in the parking lot.
Bernice Bay
School photo of Bernice Bay with the word "princess" written on the right.
[Brookhaven School]
Children at the Brookhaven School.
[Building a New Church]
Thirteen men working on the construction of a church building in Killeen, Texas. They are preparing to put the roof on the building.
[Businessmen and Women]
Group with two women and three men in business attire. One man has a beard. Two of the men wear glasses. There is a patch on one man's jacket that appears to say, "Killeen Chamber of Commerce" with an emblem of Texas.
California Hotel
The California hotel.
[Camp Hood entrance]
A family posing around a sign for Camp Hood.
Central Freight Lines, Killeen
This is the Central Freight Lines facility in Killeen, possibly on Business Hwy. 190. Trailers surround the docks and cars are parked around the building.
Century Plaza apartment complex in Killeen
Exterior view of the front of the Century Plaza apartments on Hallmark Ave.
Charles Levy and Maxine Elmore
Charles Levy and Maxine Elmore.
[Children]
Photograph of four children standing near a house. An automobile is parked behind them. The three boys all wear hats.
[Church with Stained-Glass Windows]
Brick church building in Killeen, Texas with large stained-glass windows.
Class Picture Killeen School around 1900
Students of the Killeen School around 1900.
[Conder Park in Killeen]
Conder Park in Killeen.
[Condor Park swimming pool]
The swimming pool in Condor Park. A man is preparing to dive from the high dive.
Construction of the Killeen Community Center
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.
[Cooks in a kitchen]
Photograph of cooks in uniforms working in a kitchen.
[Couple posing nearing rocks]
An adult man and woman pose on a stretch of sand near a rocky outcrop, probably along the Lampasas River.
Dennis S. Elmore Jr. and Maxine Elmore
Dennis S. Elmore Jr. and Maxine Elmore
[Ding Dong Grocery on FM 440, Lampasas River]
The Ding Dong Grocery Store on FM 440 Lampasas River. Photo Work courtesy of Killeen High School Photojournalist Department: Ray Van Hoozer, Troy Stafford, Andrew Ybarra, Kenneth Berrios, Ron Popi, Paula Brock.
[Family by a Tree]
Photograph of a man, woman, and two children standing by a tree in a field.
Family in Killeen area
A family is depicted in front of a picket fence. A man holding an infant is kneeling in front, and four females and a toddler--possibly male--are behind him. From the clothing, the picture appears to be from the 1930's or 1940's.
[Farmer Holding a Baby]
Photograph of a farmer wearing overalls and a hat, standing in a flock of sheep while holding a young child. Chickens are in the background.
Fort Hood High School
Photograph of Fort Hood High School. Three students and an automobile are in front of the building.
[Four Men with Dead Rattlesnakes]
Four men in hats and boots looking at two dead rattlesnakes.
[George Normand Sr. and wife Mary Sprott with seven children]
George Normand Sr. and wife Mary Sprott with seven children in front of their home.
[Group in Front of a House]
Group portrait on the front porch of a house. There are five men and seven women.
[Group in Front of a House]
Photograph of a man and two women standing by the front door of a wooden frame house.