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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 Sand and Gravel Plant

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

Date:  1935; undated

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

March 7, 1935. Photo #1 This view shows the reforestation project of the Street Department and our Sand and Gravel Plant in the Town of Williston. This plant includes an area of forty-eight acres with 45,000 spruces and pines set out in June 1933. The Gravel Bin can be seen in the background as well as Mt. Mansfield in the far background. This area is the period of thirty or forty years will be of tremendous value to the city of Burlington through its growth of pine and spruce.

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