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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:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Photo #25 of main building at Camp Marycrest located in Grand Isle, Vermont (1957-1993) run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order. Undated but may be 1959.

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    Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    One of the buildings on the Camp Marycrest camp grounds (1957-1993). May date from 1950s or 1960s. Run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order.

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      Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Buildings on the grounds of Camp Marycrest located in Grand Isle, Vermont on the shores of Lake Champlain (1957-1993) run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order. May date from the 1950s or 1960s.

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        Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

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        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        A group session seems to be progress on the porch of the grand building at Camp Marycrest (1957-1993) located in Grand Isle, Vermont. Some of the older girl campers participate in a discussion and a few raise their hands. Maybe taken in the 1950s.

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          Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

          Date:  undated

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Teen campers participate in a dance session in a recreation hall in one of the buildings on the grounds of Camp Marycrest in Grand Isle; probably taken in the 1950s or 1960s. Camp operated by the Sisters of Mercy from 1957 to 1993. Photo #15 or 18?

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            Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

            Date:  undated

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Teens strike a pose on the porch of the grand building on the grounds of Camp Marycrest located in Grand Isle, Vermont. Operated by the Sisters of Mercy from 1957 to 1993. Photo may be taken in the 1950s or 1960s. The girls seem to be doing a traditional folk dance. Photo #13.

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              Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              A group of teen campers partake in a variety of crafts in a room in one of the buildings at Camp Marycrest in Grand Isle. Operated by the Sisters of Mercy from 1957 to 1993. Some of the girls paint on clear glass tumblers, use craft sticks or sew. Photo number 19.

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                Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                In progress is a tennis lesson for some of the older girl campers at Camp Marycrest, a camp for girls that operated from 1957 to 1993 in Grand Isle, Vermont. The girls and their instructor stand on the court with rackets ready. Beyond is one of the camp buildings and through the trees to the extreme right is Lake Champlain.

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                  Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Girls at Camp Marycrest attend a worship service in one of the buildings. The girls sit in chairs, on small stools and on benches along the walls while the priest performs mass. The camp was for girls and operated from 1957 to 1993 by the Sisters of Mercy located in Grand Isle, Vermont. Beyond the open court is seen Lake Champlain. Undated but may be 1950s or 1960s. Photo #21.

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                    Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

                    Date:  undated

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    Undated photo no. 37 of what appears to be a presentation of a pageant in front of the main building at Camp Marycrest, a girls' summer camp run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic order. The camp operated from 1957 to 1993 in Grand Isle, Vermont. A young person is dressed as the Virgin Mary and an audience is seated on wooden benches. Six others sit on the porch facing the audience. Photo #37.

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                      Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

                      Date:  undated

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                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      Campers, staff and Sisters of Mercy nuns line the front porch and stairs of the main building of Camp Marycrest and enjoy a meal. Note real tea cups are being used. Most folks wear sweaters or jackets. Could this be an end of season gathering? The camp was for girls and operated from 1957 to 1993 by the Sisters of Mercy located in Grand Isle, Vermont. Undated but may be 1950s or 1960s.

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                        Title:   Camp Marycrest (Grand Isle, VT)

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

                        Date:  undated

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        Girls at Camp Marycrest attend a worship service in one of the buildings. The girls kneel on prayer kneelers while the priest performs mass. The camp was for girls and operated from 1957 to 1993 by the Sisters of Mercy located in Grand Isle, Vermont. Photo #20.

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