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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:   Dance Recitals

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

A young ballerina Jean Fischer, poses as an artist and stands on stage near an easel holding a canvas painting. She holds an artist's palette and wears a beret and smock. Another young girl stands to the right inside a large picture frame wearing a party dress. Date 1956. Location Old Essex High School in Essex, Vermont or City Hall Auditorium, Burlington. Oil painting on easel is by Marcel Bergeron. Photo 14

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    Title:   Dance Recitals

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

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    Five young ballerinas stand or kneel while they strike a pose in their dance recital outfits. Front row: Jill Germaine, Karen Brown. Back row: Jacqueline Deforge, Donna Sousie, Judith Deforge. Students of Lorette Sousie of the Lorette Sousie School of Dance, 115 North Ave, Burlington, Vermont. Circa 1957-61. Oil paintings on the wall done by Marcel Bergeron. Photo 19.

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      Title:   Dance Recitals

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Eight young ladies strike a pose in their ballerina outfits as they line up on the dance stage. Each wears a garland of flowers in their hair and a short print flowered apron. Location Mount St. Mary's stage on Mansfield Ave, Burlington, Vermont. Photo 36. Circa 1954-1957.

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        Title:   Dance Recitals - Unidentified

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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Six very young ballerinas strike a pose on stage in their dance recital outfits. Location Lyman C Hunt Middle School, Burlington, Vermont taken circa 1957-61. Students of Lorette Sousie of the Sousie School of Dance located in Burlington. Circa 1957-61. Photo 24.

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