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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:   Stores - Sherwin-Williams Paints (Burlington, VT)

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

Date:  1946-1947; 1946-1947

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

Sherwin-Williams Paints window display and advertising for Pestroy (pest + destroy = Pestroy), DDT based insecticide seen in other photos. Ads proclaim the lethal effects of Pestroy in the home.

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    Title:   Stores - Singer (Burlington, VT)

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

    Date:  1952; 1952

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

    1952 photo of 23 Church Street. Singer Sewing Machine Co. retail store, on the west side of Church St. Display window has several mannequins, vacuum cleaners, and an ornate "coat-of-arms" announcing Singer's 100th anniversary. See interior of store mcalB18F27i06

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      Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

      Date:  1945; 1945

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

      "'Coke' Fashions for the Younger Set." Window display with several mannequins wearing, presumably, "Coke" apparel. A cooler with the brand logo, and a case of the product are part of the display.

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        Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

        Date:  1947; 1947

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

        Window display of gift items for men (ties, watches, toiletries, sleep ware, etc.) has a barbershop quartet theme. Business name and location unknown.

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          Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

          Date:  1945; 1945

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

          "Here's the $64 Question" : Window display for pen & pencil sets uses "$64" question theme for a drawing to win a $64 pen & pencil set. Store name and location unknown,

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            Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

            Date:  1945; 1945

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

            "'Coke' Fashions for the Younger Set." Window display with several mannequins wearing, presumably, "Coke" apparel. A cooler with the brand logo, and a case of the product are part of the display. See also mcalB18F30i04.

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              Title:   Stores - Windows - Unidentified

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

              Date:  1953; 1953

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

              "Here's the $64 Question" : Window display for pen & pencil sets uses "$64" question theme for a drawing to win a $64 pen & pencil set. Store name and location unknown. See also mcalB18F30i06.

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                Title:   Stores, Exteriors

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

                Date:  undated

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                Burlington retail store for Dodge Plymouth automobiles advertising its Spring open house. A man and woman stand outside next to a car; she in fur coat; he next to her with one leg on the running board.

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                  Title:   Stores, Interiors

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

                  Date:  undated

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                  Two men in front work on boats at the Champlain Marine and Realty Co. indoor shop. Two others work near work benches in the back. Three long wooden boats are seen. Banners advertise services, marine insurance, water demonstrations, Chris-Craft and Johnson Sea Horses.

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                    Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                    Date:  1944

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                    1944 photo of several men standing in front of a Railway Express Agency (REA) truck while one points at publicity for the 3rd War Bond campaign. Identity of men unknown, but they are very likely administrators and employees of REA, which had headquarters at 111 St. Paul St., Burlington.

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                      Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                      Date:  1944

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                      1944 photo of several men standing in front of a Railway Express Agency (REA) truck while one points at publicity for the 3rd War Bond campaign. Identity of men unknown, but they are very likely administrators and employees of REA, which had headquarters at 111 St. Paul St., Burlington.

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                        Title:   War Bond Campaign

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

                        Date:  1944

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   black-and-white photographs

                        1944 photo of a store window display promoting war bonds ("Buy an Extra U.S. War Bond Now!") and heralding the 4th War Loan (or fund raising) campaign. The display also pays tribute to Poland ("a Nation Bathed in Blood") and the strength of the Polish people. One poster has "an open letter to the unconquerable (?) Poles."

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