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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:   Civilian Conservation Corps.

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

The pot is on the fire; the camp fire. Eleven young men line up outside behind several large metal cooking kettles. One man wears a scout type hat. Behind the men are pitched tents. A folding camp table is to the right. This is probably a work crew for the Civilian Conservation Corps. Location is Queen City Park, So. Burlington, Vermont. Date unknown but may be post 1927 flood or 1930s. See p. 63 of Images of America Burlington.

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    Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Front view of a two story clapboard house located in Queen City Park with an open front porch and center front steps. Striped awnings are attached to the front porch and to the two upper story windows. Shingles cover the lower portion of the front porch. The number 96 is visible on the front of the house. Same house as mcalA11F16i22

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      Title:   Houses - Unidentified

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Side view of a two story clapboard house located in Queen City Park with open front porch and center front steps. Striped awnings are attached to the front porch and to the upper story windows. A large side yard seen to the left. A row of bushes run along parallel to the sidewalk. The number 96 is on the front of the house and can be seen in photo mcalA11F16i21.

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        Title:   Queen City Park (So. Burlington, VT)

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

        Date:  undated; undated

        A large group of people believed to members of the Vermont State Spiritualist Association are gathered for a group portrait. All ages seen here (men, women and children). They stand or sit in front of the Smith Cottage, a two story clapboard building once in Queen City Park, South Burlington. Many stand on the upper balcony. Date unknown but may be late 19th century or early 20th century. See a more recent photo mcalA16F05i02

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          Title:   Queen City Park (So. Burlington, VT)

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

          Date:  undated; undated

          Close up portion of photo mcalB16F20i01 of group of people standing outside next to the Queen City Park Hotel (far left). Another one story building behind them. Undated.

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            Title:   Queen City Park (So. Burlington, VT)

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

            Date:  undated; undated

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Group of people standing outside next to the Queen City Park Hotel. Another one story building behind them. Undated.

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              Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              A large group of people believed to members of the Vermont State Spiritualist Association are gathered for a group portrait. All ages seen here (men, women and children). They stand or sit in front of the Smith Cottage, a two story clapboard building once in Queen City Park, South Burlington. Many stand on the upper balcony. Date unknown but may be late 19th century or early 20th century. See a more recent photo mcalA16F05i02

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                Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Children and adults enjoy the beach along the shores of Lake Champlain at Queen City Park in South Burlington, Vermont.

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                  Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Smith Cottage, Queen City Park, South Burlington, Vermont. See an earlier photo mcalA11F16i01

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                    Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                    Date:  undated

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    Photo of a large three story hotel in Queen City Park, So. Burlington, Vermont. Railings wrap around the 2nd and 3rd story porches. Believed to have burned in the 1930s.

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                      Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                      Date:  undated

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Photo of a long open porch on which a woman sits with her pet. Shingle siding seen to the left. Overhead tree trunks or limbs are part of the porch roof structure.

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                        Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                        Date:  undated

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        View of a rocky open space along side a long shingle sided building with an open porch and a tall flag pole. In the distance is a sitting area in which to relax and Lake Champlain.

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                          Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

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                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          Look out perch over looking Lake Champlain and the mountains.

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                            Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                            Date:  undated

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            Photo of building in Queen City Park in So Burlington, Vermont. It has a long open porch, two stories and is surrounded by trees.

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                              Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                              Date:  undated

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              Photo of a building surrounded by trees and other summer vegetation has a long open porch and shingle siding. Porch shades are rolled up and tied. Straight back rocking chairs are seen on the open deck.

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                                Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                                Date:  undated

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Trees in summer foliage surround this building in Queen City Park, So. Burlington, Vermont. Steps lead to an open porch. A clear story type upper element of the structure can be seen through the trees. A foot path seems to lead down a steep decline on the right of the photo.

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                                  Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                                  Date:  undated

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  A large building is seen through its surrounding trees in summer. A good supply of fire wood is stored beneath the jutting upper story to the left. To the right a striped canvas provides a covered entry way.

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                                    Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                                    Date:  undated

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    A large elegant building in Queen City Park, So. Burlington, Vermont is shaded by elm and other trees in this summer time photo. Open porches are seen on each end of the building. Canvas canopies on the porch on the right can provide shade from the sun.

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                                      Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                                      Date:  undated

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      God and Our Country is inscribed on this elaborate fireplace. The floor is covered with debris. A pool of water is formed on the floor in front. The brick chimney behind the fireplace facade is exposed through a picture frame type opening. Has there been a fire?

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                                        Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                                        Date:  undated

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                        Photo of a large elegant three story building in Queen City Park, So. Burlington, Vermont. To the right is a covered carriage park area complete with a cupola type structure on top partially hidden by the surrounding trees.

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                                          Title:   Queen City Park, So. Burlington

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

                                          Date:  undated

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                          Front view of a two story clapboard house located in Queen City Park with an open front porch and center front steps. Striped awnings are attached to the front porch and to the two upper story windows. Shingles cover the lower portion of the front porch. The number 96 is visible on the front of the house. Same house as mcalA11F16i21 and i22

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