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Killeen City Jail

Description: Photograph taken during the early 1960's depicts the Killeen City Jail. B. W. "Buster" Adams, Chief of Police, appears in the center of the picture. To the left is Don Cannon and to the right is Leon Phillips. The police department, city hall and the jail were located on the NW corner of Gray Street and Avenue D until 1965.
Date: 1960~

Family in Killeen area

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

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~

[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~

[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 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]