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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:   Burlington Streets: North Street

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

Date:  1930-08-18

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

August 18, 1930. View looking west on construction completed at North Street and Elmwood Ave intersection. This is a five-point intersection that included Intervale Avenue. Street has been resurfaced covering the old trolley (cable) streetcar tracks. City dept. vehicle steam roller seen to the right. Louis N. Turner, druggist store to the left at the corner advertising candy and cigars. Also on the left is Bloomberg's Shoes at No. 191. To the right on the opposite corner is 202 North St location of Burlington Cut Price Shoe Shop and further down is a sign for Mazel's Dept Store at 194 North St.

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    Title:   Burlington Streets: North Street

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

    Date:  1930-08-18

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    August 18, 1930. Caption reads "Prepairing [i.e. Preparing] road bed on North St at Champlain St prior to new construction." The Burlington Street Dept has torn up the old trolley (streetcar) tracks. To the left is drug store of Eugene Gosselin at 146 No. Champlain St. Across the street on the right is Vincent's Shoe Store at 144 No. Champlain. More information on this photo can be found on the web site Historic Project Burlington, Vermont Old North End 1930s and 1940s.

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