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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:   Congregational Church - Choirs

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

Date:  undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Undated photo of an adult choir assembled in the sanctuary of the First Congregational Church. Photo may have been taken on Palm Sunday (note palm branches on altar). Photo #5.

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    Title:   Congregational Church - Choirs

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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Undated photo of an adult choir assembled in the sanctuary of the First Congregational Church. Photo may have been taken on Palm Sunday (note palm branches on altar). Photo #6. Darker exposure similar to mcalB08F20i04.

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      Title:   Congregational Church - Choirs

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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Winter Undated photo of an adult choir of 15 women and 12 men on the altar of the First Congregational Church. Fran Howe, front row, left. Photo #26.

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        Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Church staff of the First Congregational Church of the 1950s. Far left Rev. Charles Stanley Jones. In back standing is Herbert Schultz (Choir Director), Margareta Krueger, Carlton Twitchell (maintenance), Jeanette Cullins (Secretary), Julia Smith Salmon (Choir), George Merritt (Choir), Rev. George W. Lawrence (standing far right). Seated are Betty Ohl (?), Carolyn Carpenter (Organist), Ruth Perry, Helen Best, Cora Prior, and Betty Kinsley. Photo #22.

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          Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

          Date:  undated

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          Rev. Charles Stanley Jones (standing left) and Rev. George W. Lawrence, right with other members of the church. Photo #21.

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            Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

            Date:  undated

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            Rev. George W. Lawrence (seated center right) meeting in the church's Stone Room with women's prayer circle. Third from left is Eleanor Richards, The three ladies on the right are Myrna Phelps, Peggy Bristol, and Mary McClellan. All enjoy refreshments. A portrait painting of Rev. Charles Stanley Jones hangs on the wall. Photo #18.

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              Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

              Date:  undated

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              Rev. George W. Lawrence (seated center right) meeting in the Stone Room with women's prayer circle. They enjoy refreshments. A portrait painting of Rev. Charles Stanley Jones hangs on the wall. Photo #19.

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                Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Rev. Charles Stanley Jones (standing left) and Rev. George W. Lawrence (right) with other members of the church including Herbert Schultz, Margareta Krueger, Carlton Twitchell, Jeanette Cullins, Julia Smith Salmon, George Merritt. Seated are Betty Ohl(?), Carolyn Carpenter, Ruth Perry, Helen Best, Cora Prior, Betty Kinsley. Photo #20.

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                  Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

                  Date:  1953

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  1953 group photo of Rev. Charles Stanley and Mrs. Jones with several people including children, parents and older adults. Photo #2.

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                    Title:   First Congregational Church - Organizations

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

                    Date:  1953

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    1953 group photo of Rev. Charles Stanley and Mrs. Jones with several people including children, parents and older adults. Photo #1.

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                      Title:   First Congregational Church - Rev. Charles Stanley Jones

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

                      Date:  undated

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      First Congregational Church minister the Rev. Charles Stanley Jones and his wife, Mrs. Vera Jones. Photo #3.

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                        Title:   First Congregational Church - Rev. Charles Stanley Jones

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

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                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        First Congregational Church minister the Rev. Charles Stanley Jones and his wife, Mrs. Vera Jones. Photo #2.

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                          Title:   First Congregational Church - Rev. Charles Stanley Jones

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

                          Date:  undated

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          First Congregational Church minister the Rev. Charles Stanley Jones and his wife, Mrs. Vera Jones. Photo #4.

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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

                            A group of children with several women (perhaps Sunday School teachers) pose for a photo. Location the lower level of the First Congregational Church, Burlington, Vermont as the the lady to the far right is Helen Best who appears in several other photos associated with the church.

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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

                              Helen Best of the First Congregational Church, Burlington, Vermont stands in the back to the left with a large group of what may be Sunday School children seated in folding metal chairs assembled in the lower level. Several other women (perhaps teachers) also stand in the back.

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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

                                A group of young children in Sunday School class at the Pilgrim House on Orchard Terrace. Building owned by the First Congregational Church in Burlington. Three women attending. A child's slide and sand box are seen. See also mcalA14F16i23

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                                  Title:   Portraits, groups, unidentified

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

                                  Date:  undated

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  Adult church choir at First Congregational Church in balcony. See mcalA09F11i03 for balcony. Photo #13.

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                                    Title:   Portraits, groups, unidentified

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

                                    Date:  undated

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    Adult church choir at First Congregational Church in balcony. See mcalA09F11i03 for balcony. Photo #4?

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                                      Title:   Portraits, groups, unidentified

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

                                      Date:  undated

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                      Men and women gather for a potluck meal on the lower level of the First Congregational Church in Burlington. Rev. Dr. Charles Stanley Jones is seen leaning over talking to a man by the window. Mrs. Nancy Lawrence may also be seated at that same table with her hair pulled back and wearing a white pearl necklace. Photo #3.

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