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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:   Doll Collection

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

Date:  1957-1958

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

1957/1958 photos of hard plastic Madame Alexander dolls. Cinderella and Prince Charming (14 inches tall) seen to the far left. Four of the March sisters from Little Women to the far right (also 14-15 inches tall). The two dolls in the center may be portrait dolls about 21 inches tall. Photo #7.

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    Title:   Doll Collection

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

    Date:  1957-1958

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1957/1958 photo of two young girls with antique dolls. Many of the dolls have bisque, parian or china heads. At least one French fashion present. Dewees Cochran dolls to the far left. Also there are a couple of nun dolls and a Bye-lo baby doll is in carriage to the right. Photo #4.

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      Title:   Doll Collection

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

      Date:  1957-1958

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      1957/1958 photo of two young girls with antique dolls. Many of the dolls have bisque, parian or china heads. There are three nun dolls, Kathe Kruse dolls and a Bye-lo baby doll is in carriage to the right. Photo #3.

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        Title:   Doll Collection

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

        Date:  1957-1958

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        1957/1958 photo of two young girls with antique dolls. Many of the dolls have bisque, parian or china heads. There are three nun dolls, Kathe Kruse dolls and a Bye-lo baby doll is in carriage to the right. Photo #2.

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          Title:   Kresge's (Burlington Store) - interiors

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

          Date:  1955

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          October 4, 1955. View of the S. S. Kresge Company department store on Church Street in Burlington, Vermont. Wm C. Younglove, supt. Overhead lighting illuminates the many counters where a wide variety of merchandise is displayed. To the right in middle background is a display of dolls.

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            Title:   Portraits - Children

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

            Date:  1945; 1945

            1945 photo of a young boy in his home seated on a rocking horse with other toys and the family Christmas tree. A framed photo of a soldier is placed on the floor among the toys that include a soldier doll.

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              Title:   Portraits - Children

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

              Date:  1945; 1945

              1945 photo of a young girl in a living room seated on the arm of an upholstered chair. She holds a doll. Beside her is a doll's crib. Behind her is a Christmas tree.

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                Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                Date:  1946-1947; 1946-1947

                1946 or 1947 photo of a young girl in the living room seated in an upholstered chair with her dolls and the family dog.

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                  Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                  Date:  1951; 1951

                  1951 photo of same children seen in 1949 photo mcalB14F05i15. Seen here during another Christmas with their toys. Older girl holds two dolls. Other dolls sit in a toy highchairs. Youngest holds the handle of a baby carriage. Holiday cards adorn the fireplace mantle. Another photo is mcalB14F06i07

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                    Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                    Date:  1952; 1952

                    1952 photo of what may be the same children seen in mcalB14F06i09. Seen here during another Christmas with their toys. Older girl and her younger sister each hold a doll. Their older brother stands beside them with a toy cash register placed on the floor in front of him.

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                      Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                      Date:  1952; 1952

                      1952 photo of the same children seen in mcalB14F06i10. Seen here standing in front of their Christmas tree with their toys. Older girl and her younger sister each hold a doll. Their older brother stands between them.

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                        Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                        Date:  1956-1957; 1956-1957

                        1956 or 1957 photo of four children in front of the Christmas tree with their toys. Same family of children [plus one?] as in mcalB14F05i15 taken in 1949 or 1950? See also mcalB14F09i02

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                          Title:   Portraits - Children

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

                          Date:  1957-1958; 1957-1958

                          1957 or 1958 photo of two children standing in front of their Christmas tree surrounded by presents the family received. A baby carriage, dolls, a toy airplane, labeled box with air rifle outfit, a toaster and clothes are seen displayed. See also mcalB14F09i01

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                            Title:   Portraits - Family

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

                            Date:  1944; 1944

                            1944 indoor photo of a mother and her daughter who holds a composition doll with sleep eyes. See also mcalB14F14i09.

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                              Title:   Portraits - Individuals

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

                              Date:  1944; 1944

                              1944 photo of 3 photos showing individuals seated in their office or living room. Writing on photo with man sitting at roll top desk reads, "What are you going to do me for". In another photo one older woman holds a doll in her lap.

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                                Title:   Portraits, children, unidentified

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

                                Date:  undated

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                1957/1958 photo of two young girls stand in a living room of a home amid a collection of dolls each holding a large antique German bisque head baby doll. Many other German bisque, china and cloth headed dolls also seen. Among the collection are nun dolls, German made china, Grace Storey Putnam baby in stroller, Kathe Kruse dolls, plus several fashion dolls. Photo #1. See mcalB16F13i07 for what may be same location.

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                                  Title:   Portraits, children, unidentified

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

                                  Date:  undated

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Four children pose by their Christmas tree in the living room of their home. The two children seated on the floor each hold a toy; a metal spinning top and a doll. The boy standing in the back holds the family dog and the older girl proudly wears her "poodle" skirt with Scottie. See also mcalB14F10i03

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