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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:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

Date:  1953

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. Photo dated 1953.

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    Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

    Date:  1949-1950

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. This photo is published in the 1951 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.161. Photo #3.

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      Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

      Date:  1944

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      The UVM ROTC Band in front of the Waterman building, with director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) in the front row, center. Because of World War II, presumably, women were needed to fill positions in the band left vacant by male musicians. The band became known from then on as the "Co-ed Band." This photo was published in the 1945 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p. 83. Photo #1.

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        Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

        Date:  1949-1950

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. A similar photo is published in the 1951 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.161. Photo #2.

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          Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

          Date:  1949-1950

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. A similar photo is published in the 1951 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.161. Photo #1.

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            Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

            Date:  1957

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. A similar photo is published in the 1953 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.110.

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              Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

              Date:  1957

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. This photo is published in the 1953 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.110. Photo #3.

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                Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                Date:  1953

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. Photo #1.

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                  Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                  Date:  1957

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. A similar photo is published in the 1953 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.110. Photo #2.

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                    Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                    Date:  1945

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    The UVM ROTC Band in front of the Waterman building, with director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) in the front row, center. Because of World War II, presumably, women were needed to fill positions in the band left vacant by male musicians. The band became known from then on as the "Co-ed Band." A similar photo was published in the 1945 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p. 83. Photo #2.

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                      Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                      Date:  1945

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Waterman Building. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. A similiar photo is published in the 1946 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.111. The Ariel explains that this was the 2nd year the band was "supplemented by girl members," presumably because male musicians were involved in the war effort. All but 5 members of this band are women. Photo #4.

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                        Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                        Date:  1945

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band"). Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. Women were allowed to join the band when the war effort drew away so many male musicians. Here, all but a few band members are women. Dated 1945. Photo #3.

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                          Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                          Date:  1953

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Billings Library. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. Photo dated 1953.

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                            Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                            Date:  1944

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                            UVM ROTC Band (also known as the "Co-ed Band"), perhaps on the stage of the Southwick Ballroom at UVM. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. If this photo dates from 1944, this is probably the first year of the co-ed band. The following years would see many more women than men participating. Photo #1.

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                              Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                              Date:  1944

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                              UVM ROTC Band (also known as the "Co-ed Band"), perhaps on the stage of the Southwick Ballroom at UVM. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. If this photo dates from 1944, this is probably the first year of the co-ed band. The following years would see many more women than men participating. Photo #2.

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                                Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                                Date:  1945

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Waterman Building. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. A similar photo is published in the 1946 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.111. The Ariel explains that this was the 2nd year the band was "supplemented by girl members," presumably because male musicians were involved in the war effort. All but 5 members of this band are women. Photo #1.

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                                  Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                                  Date:  1945

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Waterman Building. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. This photo is published in the 1946 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.111. The Ariel explains that this was the 2nd year the band was "supplemented by girl members," presumably because male musicians were involved in the war effort. All but 5 members of this band are women. Photo #2.

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                                    Title:   UVM - ROTC Band

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

                                    Date:  1945

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                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    The UVM ROTC Band (aka "Co-ed Band") in formation in front of the Waterman Building. Director Dr. Joseph Lechnyr (d. 1959) is in the front row, center. photo is published in the 1946 Ariel, the UVM student yearbook, on p.111. The Ariel explains that this was the 2nd year the band was "supplemented by girl members," presumably because male musicians were involved in the war effort. All but 5 members of this band are women. Photo #3.

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