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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

Undated photo contact sheet showing four different photographs of staff, girl residents and a parade on the grounds of Camp Marycrest located in Grand Isle, Vermont. The girls' camp was run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order and operated from 1957 to 1993. 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

    Date:  undated

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    Undated portrait photo no. 3 of nine nuns, a priest and young women standing and seated near the steps of the main building at Camp Marycrest in Grand Isle, Vermont. The girls' camp was run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order and operated from 1957 to 1993. 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

      Date:  undated

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      Undated portrait photo no. 32 of nuns, a priest and young women standing and seated on the grounds of Camp Marycrest in Grand Isle, Vermont. The girls' camp was run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order and operated from 1957 to 1963. 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

        Date:  undated

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Photo of girls at summer camp, Camp Marycrest (1957-1993) run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order. The camp was located in Grand Isle, Vermont by the shores of Lake Champlain. Girls, counselors and nuns sit or stand by the water for a group portrait. 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

          Photo #10 (undated but may be 1950s or 1960s) of Camp Marycrest staff, nuns and priest as they sit for a group portrait on the camp grounds in Grand Isle, Vermont. The camp was run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order (1957-1993).

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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 #15 (undated but may be 1950s or 1960s) of Camp Marycrest staff and nuns as they sit for a group portrait on the camp grounds in Grand Isle, Vermont. The camp was run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order (1957-1993).

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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 #16 (undated but may be 1950s or 1960s) of Camp Marycrest staff and nuns as they sit for a group portrait on the camp grounds in Grand Isle, Vermont. The camp was run by the Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic Order (1957-1993).

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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

                Staff of Camp Marycrest and nuns of the Sisters of Mercy who run the camp sit on the steps of the grand building on the camp grounds. One girl in the back row wears a sweat shirt with the University of Vermont lettered on the front. Undated but may be 1950s or 1960s. Photo #14.

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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

                  Staff of Camp Marycrest and nuns of the Sisters of Mercy, who run the camp, sit on the steps of the grand building on the camp grounds. One girl in the back row wears a sweat shirt with the University of Vermont. 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

                    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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                        Title:   Camp Marycrest - Activities

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

                        Date:  1948

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        1948 Campers and nuns ride in row boats and a canoe on Lake Champlain. Photo #7.

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                          Title:   Camp Marycrest - Activities

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

                          Date:  1948

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                          1948 photo of two small groups of girls with an adult leader sitting outside on the grounds of Camp Marycrest. A nun leads one group while another woman attends the second.

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                            Title:   Camp Marycrest - Misc.

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

                            Resource type:   photographs

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                            1940s photo of Marycrest campers, nuns, camp staff eating a meal on the steps of one of the large buildings on the grounds. Photo #2.

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                              Title:   Camp Marycrest - Misc.

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

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                              1940s photo of Marycrest campers, nuns, camp staff eating a meal on the steps of one of the large buildings on the grounds. Photo #3.

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                                Title:   Camp Marycrest - Misc.

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

                                Date:  1948

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                Summer 1948 photo of row boats and a canoe on Lake Champlain with nuns and campers from Camp Marycrest in Grand Isle. Photo #8.

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                                  Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

                                  Date:  1948

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                  1948 photo of Camp Marycrest staff that include nuns, and a priest.

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                                    Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

                                    Date:  1947

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                                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                    1947 group photo of Camp Marycrest staff including nuns on the steps of the main building. Photo #14.

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                                      Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

                                      Date:  1947

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                                      1947 group photo of Camp Marycrest staff with nuns sitting on the steps of the main building.

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                                        Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

                                        Date:  1959

                                        Resource type:   photographs

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                                        1959 group photo of Camp Marycrest staff with nuns.

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                                          Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

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                                          1959 group photo of Camp Marycrest staff with nuns.

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                                            Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

                                            Date:  1954

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                            1954 contact sheet with four images of Camp Marycrest; group photo of staff and nuns (photo #10), group photo of campers (photo #17), worship service (photo #20), main building (photo #25).

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                                              Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

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                                              Undated group photo of Camp Marycrest staff, nuns and priest on the steps of the main building. Photo #3.

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                                                Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

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                                                Undated group photo of 7 women (one is a nun) standing on the lawn in front of the main building at Camp Marycrest, Grand Isle, Vermont. Photo #5.

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                                                  Title:   Camp Marycrest - Staff

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

                                                  Date:  1948

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                                                  Summer 1948 group photo of Marycrest staff, nuns, priest.

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