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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

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Louis L. McAllister photographed people and places near Burlington, Vermont for 60 years. He was born in Columbus, Nebraska on October 16, 1876, the son of Julius S. McAllister (born 1841 in Lincoln, VT) and Rosette Gould (born in Vermont in 1851). Julius McAllister worked as a photographer and dentist in Washington D.C., Bristol, Vermont and Columbus, Nebraska. Around 1895, Julius, his third wife Amy, and their children left Nebraska for the Union Soldiers’ Colony in Fitzgerald, Georgia. By 1900, Julius and Amy were divorced, and Amy and her stepson Louis were working as photographers in Thomasville, Georgia.

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Louis L. McAllister Photographs

Published:  November 19, 2007,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   American Legion

Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

Date:  1945-1947

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

American Legion building. Listed in the city and telephone directories as being on Malletts Bay Ave. in Winooski in the 1940s. The large painted brick building is seen here adorned with patriotic buntings and banners. 1945/1947?

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    Title:   American Legion

    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

    Date:  1945-1947

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    American Legion building. Listed in the city and telephone directories as being on Malletts Bay Ave. in Winooski in the 1940s. The large painted brick building is seen here adorned with patriotic buntings and banners. 1945/1947?

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      Title:   American Legion

      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

      Date:  1945-1947

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      American Legion building. Listed in the city and telephone directories as being on Malletts Bay Ave. in Winooski in the 1940s. The large painted brick building is seen here adorned with patriotic buntings and banners. 1945/1947?

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        Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        1946/47 construction project at an auto sales and service in Winooski, Vermont. Could this be Roscoe's Garage at 262 Main St.? To the right is the Bissonette Grocery located at 254 Main Street.

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          Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

          Date:  undated

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          1946/47 gas service station ; location may be somewhere along Main Street in Winooski, Vermont. Could this be Roscoe's Garage at 262 Main St.? The twin church spires in background are those of St. Francis Xavier at 3 St. Peter Street in Winooski.

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            Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

            Date:  undated

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            1946/47 completed construction and expansion project at a Winooski, Vermont auto sales and service gas station. Could this be Roscoe's Garage at 262 Main St.? To the right is the Bissonette Grocery located at 254 Main Street.

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              Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              1946/47 completed construction and expansion project at an auto sales and service in Winooski, Vermont; location may be somewhere along Main St. Could this be Roscoe's Garage at 262 Main St.? To the right is Bissonette Grocery at 254 Main.

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                Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                1946/47 Another view of completed construction and expansion project at an auto sales and service in Winooski, Vermont; location may be somewhere along Main St. Could this be Alber Miller's Tydol, Main Street? The twin church spires in background are those of St. Francis Xavier at 3 St. Peter Street in Winooski.

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                  Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1946/47 gas service station ; location may be somewhere along Main St. in Winooski, Vermont. Could this be Roscoe's Garage at 262 Main St.? To the right is Bissonette Grocery at 254 Main.

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                    Title:   Automobiles - Sales and Service (unkown)

                    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                    Date:  undated

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    1946/47 gas service station ; location may be somewhere along Main St. in Winooski, Vermont. Could this be Roscoe's Garage at 262 Main St.? The twin church spires in background are those of St. Francis Xavier at 3 St. Peter Street in Winooski.

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                      Title:   Burlington Streets: Colchester Ave

                      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                      Date:  1939-10-21; 1939-10-21

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      View of the base of Colchester Ave at the Winooski Bridge near Barrett Street. Possibly 487 Colchester. Automobiles are parked along the store front of a corner grocery or convenience store (that may be owned by Ernest C. Potvin as listed in the 1929 Burlington City Directory) that advertises cigars, cigarettes and Salada Tea in this Oct. 21, 1929 photo.

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                        Title:   Burlington Streets: Colchester Ave

                        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                        Date:  1929-09-01; 1929-09-01

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        Sept. 1, 1929. Approach to Burlington end of the Winooski Bridge looking south from Bridge abutment -- Colchester Ave. in foreground with Winooski Lower Road (Riverside Ave) leading off at the right and Barrett Street at the left -- Note the old trolley car tracks and overhead wires after abandonment. This picture was taken just before construction work started on the new concrete pavement, sidewalk, curb and gutter. Ernest C. Potvin corner store seen to the left behind the parked cars. Photo published in Images of America Burlington, volume 2, p. 50.

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                          Title:   Burlington Streets: Colchester Ave

                          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                          Date:  undated; undated

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Undated photo but may be late 1920s (1928-1929). View is at the base of Colchester Ave looking up the hill with Lower Winooski Road (Riverside Ave) to the right. Automobiles line up in the intersection. To the far right are billboards and an abandoned trolley car. The cable running across the photo may be for the no longer used trolley. Construction crew works on street pavement.

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                            Title:   Burlington Streets: Riverside Ave.

                            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                            Date:  1929; 10-21

                            October 21, 1929. View of Riverside Ave after resurfacing of the road by the city street dept approaching the Winooski Bridge. Old mill on the left (later converted to Forest Hills Factory Outlet) was a branch of the American Woolen Company and known as Champlain Mills. This mill is on East Canal Street, Winooski.

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                              Title:   Burlington Streets: Riverside Ave.

                              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                              Date:  undated

                              Undated photo of Riverside Ave but may date from 1929 or early 1930s. Shows city street dept workers resurfacing a portion of the road as it approaches the intersection of Riverside and Colchester Ave. near the Winooski Bridge. The Champlain Mill (branch of the American Woolen Company) in Winooski is seen in the center background.

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                                Title:   Burlington Streets: Riverside Ave.

                                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                Date:  undated

                                Undated photo but may be 1929 or early 1930s view of portion of Riverside Ave looking toward Winooski, the bridge and the Champlain Mills during road construction project by the Burlington Street Dept.

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                                  Title:   Burlington Streets: Riverside Ave.(4X5)

                                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                  Date:  undated

                                  Undated view of Riverside Ave from across the gorge (Salmon Hole?) on the Winooski side. In the distance both the Fairview Garage (left) and Riverside Service Station (right) can be seen.

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                                    Title:   Burlington: "Cooties" Club

                                    Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                    Date:  1945-1946

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    1944 / 1951 photo of members of the Burlington Vermont Supreme Cootiette Club of the United States gathered at Red's Restaurant in Winooski, Vermont at 42 Main Street. A Halloween paper cat decoration hangs near a window so the gathering may have taken place in October. Possibly 1945 or 1946. Photo #2.

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                                      Title:   Business Enterprises - I-Z

                                      Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                      Date:  1952

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      1952 photo of Ernest Lesage Fuel Service, located at 104 Malletts Bay Ave., Winooski, Vermont.

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                                        Title:   Business Enterprises - I-Z

                                        Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                        Date:  1952

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                                        1952 photo of Ernest Lesage Fuel Service staff. Business located at 104 Malletts Bay Ave., Winooski, Vt.

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                                          Title:   Business Enterprises - I-Z

                                          Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                          Date:  1952

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                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          1952 photo of Ernest Lesage Fuel Service located at 104 Malletts Bay Ave, Winooski, Vermont.

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                                            Title:   Business Enterprises - I-Z

                                            Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                            Date:  1950

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            Spring 1950 photo of A. J. Lesage Market at 93 West Street, Winooski, Vermont.

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                                              Title:   Churches, Identified

                                              Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                              Date:  undated

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                              Slate roof being removed from St. Francis De Salles Church. Winooski, VT. By the A.C. Hathorn Co. Roofing Contractors - Burlington, VT. And being recovered with Anaconder Sheet Copper. Undated.

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                                                Title:   Churches, Identified

                                                Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                                Date:  undated

                                                Resource type:   photographs

                                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                Interior photo of sanctuary of St. Stephen's Church, Winooski, Barlow and Platt Streets. Undated.

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                                                  Title:   Churches, Unidentified

                                                  Creator:  McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

                                                  Date:  undated

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Photo of a large creche or nativity scene in St. Stephen's Church, Winooski located on Barlow and Platt Streets. Undated.

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